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About PSSRU

PSSRU's mission is to conduct high quality research on social and health care.

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Publications

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Kent Research in Brief

Read PSSRU at Kent's Research in Brief booklet, produced for our 40th anniverary.

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Welcome to PSSRU at Kent and LSE

This is the website for the Personal Social Services Research Unit at the University of Kent at Canterbury and the London School of Economics and Political Science. Since 1974 PSSRU has undertaken high-quality, independent research in social and health care, which has had an important influence on theory, and policy development and reform in England and elsewhere. Our work is underpinned by the production of welfare framework and focuses on needs, resources and outcomes. We continue to work in the fields of adult and children's social and health care, including mental health, long-term care funding, cost and outcome measurement, and cost-effectiveness evaluation. We are funded from a variety of sources and collaborate closely with a number of research units and academic departments elsewhere.

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LATEST

NEW PUBLICATIONS

Cost-utility of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy versus U.S. Fo..., Arthritis Research and Therapy, 2014, 16, 5, 451

How do child and adolescent mental health problems influence..., Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2014

Symptomatic remission and patient quality of life in an obse..., Psychiatry Research, 2014

Mapping support policies for informal carers across the Euro..., Health Policy, 2014

Dependence in Alzheimer's disease and service use costs, qua..., Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association, 2014

CURRENT RESEARCH

Additional analysis of ALIGN trial data
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MODEM: Comprehensive approach to modelling outcome and cost impacts of interventions for dementia
Dementia has enormous impacts on the quality of life of people with this condition and their carers. As the population ages, the numbers aff... [Read more]

Smart data analytics for business and local government
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Health and wellbeing consequences of social isolation in old age: a scoping study
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MARATONE: Mental Health Training through Research Network in Europe
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