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

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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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The factors associated with care-related quality of life of ..., Health and Social Care in the Community, 2016

Economic evaluation of mental health interventions: an intro..., Evidence-Based Mental Health, 2016

Evaluating the economic impact of screening and treatment fo..., European Neuropsychopharmacology, 2016

Two-year follow-up of the MOSAIC trial: a multicentre random..., International Journal of Eating Disorders, 2016

Lean economies and innovation in mental health systems, The Lancet, 2016


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Smart data analytics for business and local government
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The impact of the third sector on socio-economic development in Europe (TSI) RTD
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Evaluation of the Shared Lives Growth Project
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Development of an outcome measurement tool for Shared Lives
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Additional analysis of ALIGN trial data
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