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Examining the cost effectiveness of interventions to promote the physical health of people with mental health problems: a systematic review

Park, A-La and McDaid, David and Weiser, Prisca and von Gottberg, Carolin and Becker, Thomas and Kilian, Reinhold (2013) Examining the cost effectiveness of interventions to promote the physical health of people with mental health problems: a systematic review. BMC Public Health, 13 (787). ISSN 1471-2458

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Identification Number: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-787

Abstract

Recently attention has begun to focus not only on assessing the effectiveness of interventions to tackle mental health problems, but also on measures to prevent physical co-morbidity. Individuals with mental health problems are at significantly increased risk of chronic physical health problems, such as cardiovascular disease or diabetes, as well as reduced life expectancy. The excess costs of co-morbid physical and mental health problems are substantial. Potentially, measures to reduce the risk of co-morbid physical health problems may represent excellent value for money.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://www.biomedcentral.com/bmcpublichealth/
Additional Information: © 2013 The Authors
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
Sets: Research centres and groups > Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU)
Date Deposited: 30 Aug 2013 08:27
Last Modified: 04 May 2017 14:27
Projects: 2006334
Funders: European Union in the framework of the Public Health Programme
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/52157

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