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Economics of Mental Health Resources

Behavioural insights team

NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet

 

Victorian Department of Premier and Cabinet

 

Commonwealth Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet

 

United Kingdom Cabinet Office

Bullying

Childhood bullying victimisation is associated with use of mental health services over 5 decades: a longitudinal nationally-representative cohort study

 

Adult Health Outcomes of Childhood Bullying Victimization: Evidence From a Five-Decade Longitudinal British Birth Cohort

Burden of disease

Global burden of disease attributable to mental and substance use disorders: findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010

Costing/Cost of illness/cost-effectiveness

Cost-effectiveness of computerised cognitive behavioural therapy for anxiety and depression in primary care: randomised controlled trial

 

Financial cost of social exclusion: follow up study of antisocial children into adulthood

 

Cost of depression among adults in England in 2000

 

The costs and benefits of interventions in the area of mental health: a rapid review

 

The evidence on the costs and impacts on the economy and productivity due to mental ill health: a rapid review.

 

The cost of mental health and substance abuse services in Canada.

 

Investing in recovery: Making the business case for effective interventions for people with schizophrenia and psychosis.

Determinants, Dynamics and Consequences of Mental Illness

Financial decision-making in the household: Exploring the importance of survey respondent, health, cognitive ability and personality

 

Long-term health effects of Vietnam-era military service: A quasi-experiment using Australian conscription lotteries

 

Child mental health and educational attainment: Multple observers and the measurement error problem

 

The effect of mental health on employment: Evidence from Australian panel data

 

The income gradient in childhood mental health: all in the eye of the beholder?

 

Exploring the intergenerational persistence of mental health: Evidence from three generations

Early intervention, promotion & prevention

Mental health promotion and mental illness prevention: The economic case

 

Prevention: wrestling with new economic realities. Tizard learning disability review

 

National Research Council and Institute of Medicine 2009. Preventing Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Disorders Among Young People: Progress and Possibilities (register to download PDF)

 

Committee on the Prevention of Mental Disorders and Substance Abuse Among Children, Youth, and Young Adults: Research Advances and Promising Interventions

Economic hardship

The Mental Health Consequences of the Recession: Economic Hardship and Employment of People with Mental Health Problems in 27 European Countries

General

The economic case for better mental health

 

Public health economics: a systematic review of guidance for the economic evaluation of public health interventions and discussion of key methodological issues

 

Political and Institutional Influences on the Use of Evidence in Public Health Policy

 

The UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (provides guidance, advice, quality standards and information services for health, public health and social care).

Housing & homelessness

Mental health and housing: Potential economic benefits of improved transitions along the acute care pathway to support recovery for people with mental health needs

Interventions/effectiveness

Clinical efficacy of computerised cognitive behavioural therapy for anxiety and depression in primary care: randomised controlled trial

 

Can we model a cognitive footprint of interventions and policies to help to meet the global challenge of dementia?

Mental wealth

Foresight Mental Capital and Wellbeing Project 2008. Final Project report

 

How's Life? Measuring well-being

 

Community Wellbeing From the Ground Up: A Yawuru example

 

Mental Well-being Impact Assessment

 

Community Capital - The Value of Connected Communities

 

The mental wealth of nations

Outcomes and evaluation

Policy advice and Treasury's Wellbeing Framework

 

Guide to Evaluation in Health Research

 

The Magenta Book: Guidance for Evaluation

 

Persistent and contemporaneous effects of job stressors on mental health: a study testing multiple analytic approaches across 13 waves of annually collected cohort data

 

Patient reported outcome measures in practice

 

Understanding controlled trials. Why are randomised controlled trials important?

 

How do you know which health care effectiveness research you can trust? A guide to study design for the perplexed

 

The Implications for Health, Depression, and Life Satisfaction from a Permanent Increase in Income for the Disadvantaged Elderly: Evidence from Taiwan

 

Early Childhood Investments Substantially Boost Adult Health

 

The impact of Beyondblue: the national depression initiative on the Australian public’s recognition of depression and beliefs about treatments

 

Trends in mental illness related public stigma among the English population in 2003-2013: influence of the Time to Change anti-stigma campaign

 

Economic evaluation of the anti-stigma social marketing campaign in England 2009-2011

 

Evaluation of the individual budgets pilot programme

Perinatal

The costs of perinatal mental health problems

 

Perinatal depression and child development: exploring the economic consequences from a South London cohort

 

Lifetime costs of perinatal anxiety and depression

Quality of Life / Preferences

Women’s Preferences for Treatment of Perinatal Depression and Anxiety: A Discrete Choice Experiment

 

Measuring the Sensitivity and Construct Validity of 6 Utility Instruments in 7 Disease Areas

 

Deriving population norms for the AQoL-6D and AQoL-8D multi-attribute utility instruments from web-based data

 

Comparing and explaining differences in the magnitude, content, and sensitivity of utilities predicted by the EQ-5D, SF-6D, HUI 3, 15D, QWB, and AQoL-8D multiattribute utility instruments

 

Modelling utility weights for the Assessment of Quality of Life

 

Assessing outcomes for cost-utility analysis in depression: comparison of five multi-attribute utility instruments with two depression-specific outcome measures

Resource allocation

Investing in recovery: Making the business case for effective interventions for people with schizophrenia and psychosis

Return on investment

Social Return on Investment (SROI) methodology to account for value for money of public health interventions: a systematic review

 

Return on Investment: Mental Health Promotion and Mental Illness Prevention

 

Scaling-up treatment of depression and anxiety: a global return on investment analysis

 

Social Return on Investment: Lessons learned in Australia

Suicide

Suicides associated with the 2008-10 economic recession in England: time trend analysis

 

Impact of 2008 global economic crisis on suicide: time trend study in 54 countries

 

 

"Even the most disadvantaged Australians should be able to lead a 'contributing life,' whatever that means for them and this simple goal will be our touchstone and yardstick."

Chair Prof Allan Fels AO
National Mental Health Commission

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