The Distribution of Mental Health Service Costs for Depression in the Alberta Population.


OBJECTIVES: In Canada, most mental health services are embedded in the publichealth care system. Little is known of the cost distribution within the mental healthpopulation. Our study aims to estimate the depression care costs of patients with adepression diagnosis, ranking them by the increasing total depression health carecosts.

Publication Type: Journal Articles

Year of Publication: 2012

Topics: Mental Health

Authors: Mel Slomp, Philip Jacobs, Arto Ohinmaa, Roger Bland, Ray Block, Carolyn Dewa, Carina Wang

ISSN (online): 1497-0015

Journal Title: Canadian Journal of Psychiatry

Volume: 57

Issue: 9

Pages: 564-569