Alastair Canaway

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Alastair is a health economics Research Fellow at the University of Warwick. His primary research interests lie within the methodological challenges of economic evaluation, with an increasing focus on mental health care. Other research interests include outcome measurement within the context of end-of-life care. Alastair is currently working on a number of mental health studies, these include a multinational RCT on managed transition from CAMHS to AMHS, and the evaluation of community treatment orders.

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iCBT for OCD in young people: study suggests it’s cost-effective, but more research needed

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Alastair Canaway on a recent RCT that looks at the cost-effectiveness of therapist-guided internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy for paediatric obsessive–compulsive disorder.

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Internet-based problem-solving guided self-help for depression whilst waiting for therapy

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Alastair Canaway summarises a trial of the clinical and cost-effectiveness of internet-based problem-solving guided self-help intervention, in comparison with enhanced usual care, for outpatients on a waiting list for face-to-face treatment for major depression.

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Costs of the police service and mental health care pathways

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Alastair Canaway reviews a new study that maps and costs pathways through mental health and police services, and models the cost impact of implementing key policy recommendations.

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Economic impact of youth mental health services in the UK

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Alastair Canaway and Chris Sampson look at a new PSSRU report on youth mental health services in the UK, and how they affect health, education and employment.

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