The Cost of Mental Health Care for Victims of Crime

  title={The Cost of Mental Health Care for Victims of Crime},
  author={Mark A. Cohen and T. Miller},
  journal={Journal of Interpersonal Violence},
  pages={110 - 93}
  • Mark A. Cohen, T. Miller
  • Published 1998
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Interpersonal Violence
  • This article reports on a nationally representative survey of 168 mental health care professionals about their treatment of crime victims. It is estimated that in 1991, between 3.1 and 4.7 million individuals in the United States received some form of mental health counseling or therapy in which they were being treated primarily as a result of victimization. More than half of these victims are estimated to be adults being seen for child sexual or physical abuse that occurred years prior to… CONTINUE READING
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