Cost-effectiveness and mental health

This report asks why cost-effective analysis is useful in the field, considers it in relation to other evaluations, and discusses depression treatment, intervention for child and adolescent mental health problems, hospital closure and helping decision makers connect with the evidence, ending with recommendations on stakeholder relevance, expanding the evidence base, expanding and adapting existing evidence, methodological challenges and improving linkages and exchange between research and policy-making.

Author: 
Martin Knapp
David McDaid
Silvia Evers
Luis Salvador-Carulla
Vidar Halsteinli
Publisher: 
Personal Social Services Research Unit