Ally Canaway blogs a systematic review which finds evidence of internet-based psychological interventions being cost-effective for depression and anxiety.[read the full story...]
Cost-effectiveness of CBT for depression: uncertainty remains
Chris Sampson reviews a recent US study which looks at the cost-effectiveness of CBT versus second-generation antidepressants for the initial treatment of major depressive disorder.[read the full story...]
FiCTION Trial: the cost effectiveness of dental caries management in primary teeth
THe FiCTION trial examied 3 strategies for the management of dental caries in primary teeth of children aged 3 to 7yrs in the UK This summarises the detailed cost-effectiveness element of that mult-centre RCT in primary care.[read the full story...]
Is third-wave CBT good value?
Chris Sampson summarises a systematic review on the economic impact of third-wave cognitive behavioural therapies, such as mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, extended behavioural activation, dialectical behaviour therapy, and mindfulness-based stress reduction.[read the full story...]
The economic impact of bullying #MHED2018
João Santos reports on a recent study that explores the long term economic impact associated with childhood bullying victimisation.
Follow #MHED2018 today on Twitter to hear more about this research from one of the authors Louise Arseneault[read the full story...]
iCBT for OCD in young people: study suggests it’s cost-effective, but more research needed
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.[read the full story...]
Internet-based problem-solving guided self-help for depression whilst waiting for therapy
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.[read the full story...]
Collaborative care for depression: acceptable, effective and affordable
Ben Hannigan writes his debut blog on the CADET cluster RCT, which investigates the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of collaborative care for depression in UK primary care.[read the full story...]
Economic impact of youth mental health services in the UK
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.[read the full story...]
Are Internet interventions cost-effective for mental health?
Chris Sampson looks at a systematic review of the economics of Internet interventions for common mental health problems such as depression and anxiety.[read the full story...]