The difficult task of predicting the costs of community-based mental health care. A comprehensive case register study.

Donisi, V., Jones, J., Pertile, R., Salazzari, D., Grigoletti, L., Tansella, M. & Amaddeo, F. (2011). The difficult task of predicting the costs of community-based mental health care. A comprehensive case register study.. Epidemiology & Psychiatric Sciences, 20(3), pp. 245-256. doi: 10.1017/S2045796011000473

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Abstract

Previous studies have attempted to forecast the costs of mental health care, using clinical and individual variables; the inclusion of ecological measures could improve the knowledge of predictors of psychiatric service utilisation and costs to support clinical and strategic decision-making.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Adolescent, Adult, Aged, Community Mental Health Services, Female, Health Care Costs, Humans, Italy, Male, Mental Disorders, Mental Health, Middle Aged, Registries, Socioeconomic Factors, Young Adult
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
Divisions: School of Health Sciences > Department of Mental Health & Learning Disability
URI: http://openaccess.city.ac.uk/id/eprint/450

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