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Pound foolish: a review

  • David Cottrell (a1)
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Earlier this year a senior Department of Health official asked me if I had seen an article in the Health Services Journal about child psychiatry (Light & Bailey, 1993). Shortly afterwards a consultant colleague asked me about the same article, having been told about it by her manager, and one of my own managers mentioned it to me and asked for my thoughts. Now the Psychiatric Bulletin wants 500 words on this same article. If nothing else, Professor Light and Dr Bailey have stimulated debate.

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Kurtz, Z. (1992) With Health in Mind. Mental health care for children and young people. London: Action for Sick Children.
Light, D. & Bailey, V. (1993) Pound foolish. Health Services Journal, 11 February 1993, 1618.
Rutter, M., Tizard, J. & Whitmore, K. (1970) Education, Health and Behaviour. London: Longman.
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  • David Cottrell (a1)
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