Variations in Mental Health Specialty Care Across Metropolitan Areas

Published In: Psychiatric Services, Vol. 53, no. 6, June 2002, p. 674

Posted on on December 31, 2001

by Roland Sturm, Tatiana Andreyeva, Jeanne S. Ringel

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Health care disparities associated with sociodemographic characteristics are well known, but little is known about how area of residence affects service use.

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