Journal of Depression and Anxiety

Journal of Depression and Anxiety
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-1044

Carandang Carlo

Carandang Carlo

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  • Review Article
    Canucks versus Yankees: the Case for Universal Health Care over Private Health Care and How Psychiatry Benefits
    Author(s): Carandang CarloCarandang Carlo

    As an American –born –raised -trained psychiatrist who has practiced in the United States and now practicing in Canada, it affords me a unique perspective on the health care debates occurring in my home country. The debate regarding health care reform in the States has been heated on both sides. Even doctors are entrenched in one of the opposing positions, with the majority of U.S. physicians supporting reform with a public option [1]. However, it is difficult to discern fact from propaganda on either side, for or against universal health care. One particular problem is the misinformation and fear-mongering that has been covered regarding Canadian universal health care. In this commentary, I will attempt to make the case for universal health care, and focus specifically on the benefits of universal health care for psychiatry. I want to make the case that corporate medicine.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2167-1044.1000126

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