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Unit Costs of Delinquent Acts for Use in Economic Evaluations.

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Youth mental health interventions aimed at reducing substance use and delinquency in adolescents compete with other types of interventions for reimbursement from public funding. Within the youth mental health domain, delinquent acts impose high costs on society. These costs should be included in economic evaluations conducted from a societal perspective. Although the relevance of these costs is recognized, they are often left out because the unit costs of delinquent acts are unknown.

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Name: The journal of mental health policy and economics
ISSN: 1091-4358
Pages: 71-79

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