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A Closer Look (State of Mind) Part III #187086

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 09, 1999
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(Studio: Kevin Newman) Statistics on mental illness in the United States cited.

(Los Angeles: Jane Clayson) The issue of the right treatment for the mentally ill examined; details given of study findings of therapy versus medication. [Psychotherapy patient Rona FISCHMAN, disguised post-traumatic stress PATIENT - question HMOs paying for pills, not therapy.] [Mental Health Consumer Initiative psychologist Paul LING - cites the economics of pills.] [Harvard University psychiatrist Dr. Joseph COYLE - backs therapy.] [FISCHMAN - recites her old symptoms.]

(Studio: Kevin Newman) Americans's annual spending on therapy and medication cited.

Clayson, Jane;
Newman, Kevin

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