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  • D McDaid
  • 2001
Although Alzheimer's disease and related disorders may have a heavy impact on informal caregivers, estimates of informal care costs have been neglected and when included in cost of illness studies, valuations have been highly variable. Although these variations are in part due to differences in samples and the difficulty in measuring caregiving time, this(More)
Mental health promotion and mental illness prevention: the economic case i CONTENTS 1. INTRODUCTION 1.1 Prevention, promotion and economics 1 1.2 Objectives and approach 2 1.3 Challenges and limitations 2 2. THE INTERVENTIONS MODELLED 2.1 Health visiting and reducing post-natal depression Context 4 Intervention 4 Impact 4 Key points 5 References 5 2.2(More)
The current global economic crisis is expected to produce adverse mental health effects that may increase suicide and alcohol-related death rates in affected countries. In nations with greater social safety nets, the health impacts of the economic downturn may be less pronounced. Research indicates that the mental health impact of the economic crisis can be(More)
1 University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa, 2 Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 3 London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom, 4 Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 5 Public Health Foundation of India, Hyderabad, India, 6 HealthNet TPO, Kathmandu, Nepal, 7 University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban,(More)
A systematic review was conducted to determine the extent to which an economic case has been made in high-income countries for investment in interventions to promote mental health and well-being. We focused on areas of interest to the DataPrev project: early years and parenting interventions, actions set in schools and workplaces and measures targeted at(More)
Stigma and social exclusion related to mental health are of substantial public health importance for Europe. As part of ROAMER (ROAdmap for MEntal health Research in Europe), we used systematic mapping techniques to describe the current state of research on stigma and social exclusion across Europe. Findings demonstrate growing interest in this field(More)
Despite the high impact of mental disorders in society, European mental health research is at a critical situation with a relatively low level of funding, and few advances been achieved during the last decade. The development of coordinated research policies and integrated research networks in mental health is lagging behind other disciplines in Europe,(More)
Alternatively, complete an online request form for documentation, health information, or for permission to quote or translate, on the Regional Office web site The designations employed and the presentation of the material in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the World Health Organization concerning the(More)