Knapp, Martin, McDaid, David and Parsonage, Michael (2011) Mental health promotion and mental illness prevention: the economic case. 15972. Department of Health, London, UK.
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Mental ill health is the largest single cause of disability in the UK, contributing almost 23% of the overall burden of disease compared to about 16% each for cancer and cardiovascular disease. The economic and social costs of mental health problems in England are estimated at around £105 billion each year.
|Item Type:||Monograph (Report)|
|Additional Information:||© 2011 Crown Copyright|
|Library of Congress subject classification:||H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
|Journal of Economic Literature Classification System:||I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I1 - Health > I12 - Health Production: Nutrition, Mortality, Morbidity, Suicide, Substance Abuse and Addiction, Disability, and Economic Behavior
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I1 - Health > I18 - Government Policy; Regulation; Public Health
|Sets:||Departments > Social Policy
Research centres and groups > Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU)
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