Willingness to pay as a measure of the benefits of mental health care.

  title={Willingness to pay as a measure of the benefits of mental health care.},
  author={Andrew R Healey and Daniel Chisholm},
  journal={The journal of mental health policy and economics},
  volume={2 2},
BACKGROUND: Decision-makers would benefit from being able to plan and evaluate mental health care interventions or programmes on the basis of costs and consequences that are measured in the same unit of measurement (money being the most convenient). Monetized quantification of the consequences of alternative interventions could be subsequently incorporated into cost-benefit allocation decisions. AIM: This paper provides an overview of the policy and research context within which willingness-to… CONTINUE READING

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