Assessing the cost of early intervention in psychosis: A systematic review

  title={Assessing the cost of early intervention in psychosis: A systematic review},
  author={Andrew James Amos},
  journal={Australian \& New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry},
  pages={719 - 734}
  • A. Amos
  • Published 13 June 2012
  • Medicine, Psychology, Political Science
  • Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
Objective: Early-intervention units have proliferated over the last decade, justified in terms of cost as well as treatment effect. Strong claims for extension of these programmes on economic grounds motivate a systematic review of economic evaluations of early-intervention programmes. Method: Searches were undertaken in the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, PubMed, EMBASE, and PsycINFO with keywords including ‘early intervention’, ‘ultra-high risk’, ‘prodrome’, ‘cost… 

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