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A Benefit Cost Analysis of the Mental Health Outcomes of the Family Bereavement Program

Abstract The current study was a benefit cost analysis that examined mental and behavioral health and prescription drug service use data of 347 participants (212 youth and 135 caregivers) from a bereavement intervention, the Family Bereavement Program (FBP).The preliminary goals of the current study were to compare the FBP intervention and the Literature Control (LC) groups at the six year follow-up on: (a) number of participants using mental/behavioral health services and prescription drugs, (b) the frequency of use of mental/behavioral health services and prescription drugs, and (c) the costs of mental/behavioral health services and prescription drugs. The final, and primary goal, was to (d) calculate the benefits of the FBP by analyzing the monet... (more)
Created Date 2011
Contributor Porter, Michele Marie (Author) / Hanish, Laura D. (Advisor) / Sandler, Irwin N (Committee member) / Wolchik, Sharlene A (Committee member) / Johnson, William G (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Psychology / Economics / Bereavement / Economic / Family / Intervention / Psychology
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 128 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Family Resources and Human Development 2011
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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