Prim Care. 1997 Dec; 24(4): 949-62.
Behavioral medicine, complementary medicine and integrated care. Economic implications.
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, State University of New York Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York 11794, USA.
Health care concepts and practices are changing dramatically because of demographic and economic factors. The routine integration of behavioral and biomedical care is completely compatible with these changes and such integration would provide clinical and economic benefits to patients and to society.