Population Of US Practicing Psychiatrists Declined, 2003-13, Which May Help Explain Poor Access To Mental Health Care.

@article{Bishop2016PopulationOU,
  title={Population Of US Practicing Psychiatrists Declined, 2003-13, Which May Help Explain Poor Access To Mental Health Care.},
  author={Tara F. Bishop and Joanna K. Seirup and Harold Alan Pincus and Joseph S Ross},
  journal={Health affairs},
  year={2016},
  volume={35 7},
  pages={
          1271-7
        }
}
A large proportion of the US population suffers from mental illness. Limited access to psychiatrists may be a contributor to the underuse of mental health services. We studied changes in the supply of psychiatrists from 2003 to 2013, compared to changes in the supply of primary care physicians and neurologists. During this period the number of practicing psychiatrists declined from 37,968 to 37,889, which represented a 10.2 percent reduction in the median number of psychiatrists per 100,000… CONTINUE READING
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