Money madness. Are private psychiatric hospitals resorting to kidnapping in their quest for paying patients?

G. Cowley*, G. Carroll, P. Katel, J. Gordon, J. Edelson, K. Springen, M. Hager

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Abstract

In their zeal for lucrative insurance reimbursement, some private psychiatric hospitals seem to have gone over the edge themselves. A number of these institutions, critics charge, use outright coercion to commit and retain patients. Now some formerly abducted "recruits" are fighting back with lawsuits.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)50-52
Number of pages3
JournalNewsweek
Volume118
Issue number19
StatePublished - Nov 4 1991

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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