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This phenomenon is placing much strain on health services worldwide. Article published February 7, 2006. The adoption of these legislative changes and policy measures was done within the context of the socialist ideological leaning of the ruling political administration during 1972-1980. This seems timely, given a plethora of recent publications about the so-called "contract culture" which became entrenched in the social services over the last decade and a half.

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Publisher: Speechmark Publishing Ltd (July 15, 1999)

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