Why invest in early psychosis services?

Mihalopoulos, Cathrine 2009, Why invest in early psychosis services?, Early intervention in psychiatry, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 237-238.

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Title Why invest in early psychosis services?
Alternative title Editorial : why invest in early psychosis services?
Author(s) Mihalopoulos, Cathrine
Journal name Early intervention in psychiatry
Volume number 3
Issue number 4
Start page 237
End page 238
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Asia
Place of publication Richmond, Vic.
Publication date 2009-11
ISSN 1751-7885
1751-7893
Keyword(s) psychoses
cost of medical care
cost effectiveness
mental health
psychiatry
Summary The author reflects on the importance of early psychosis intervention services. She says health decision-makers are planning to include the results of health economic analyses within resource allocation decisions. She refers to a study which showed that early intervention services may save about 14,000 British pounds per patient to the mental health sector. She notes that economic evaluations of early intervention for other mental health problems are also found to be cost-effective.
Language eng
Field of Research 111714 Mental Health
Socio Economic Objective 920410 Mental Health
HERDC Research category C4.1 Letter or note
ERA Research output type X Not reportable
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30024106

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: Public Health Research, Evaluation, and Policy Cluster
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