David McDaid

Associate Professorial Research Fellow

d.mcdaid@lse.ac.uk
020 7955 6381

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Research Interests

David McDaid is an Associate Professorial Research Fellow in Health Policy and Health Economics at the Personal Social Services Research Unit at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is involved in a wide range of work on mental health and public ealth in the UK, Europe and at the global level. He is a co-ordinator of the Mental Health Economics European Network, a member of NICE's Public Health Interventions Advisory Committee since 2007, Co-Convenor of the Cochrane Campbell Economic Methods Group and has acted as an advisor to a range of organisations, including the European Commission and World Health Organisation, and national/regional governmental departments, including the Department of Health in England and equivalent bodies in Scotland and Wales. He has published over 300 peer reviewed papers and reports, including a report for the UK Department of Health which looked at the economic case for investing in mental health promotion and mental disorder prevention. He is the editor of two recent books – the first on economics and wellbeing and the second, a collaboration between the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies and the OECD, looks at the economic case for investing in health promotion and disease prevention. He is also a past winner of the European Health Management Association's Baxter Award in 2007 for the best book on health policy – Mental Health Policy and Practice across Europe.

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David McDaid's Publications

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Strengthening mental health care systems for Syrian refugees in Europe and the Middle East: integrating scalable psychological interventions in eight countries (2017)

Sijbrandij M, Acarturk C, Bird M, Bryant R, Burchert S, Carswell K, de Jong J, Dinesen C, Dawson K, El Chammay R, van Ittersum L, Jordans M, Knaevelsrud C, McDaid D, Miller K, Morina N, Park A, Roberts B, van Son Y, Egbert E, Pfaltz M, Ruttenberg L, Schick M, Schnyder U, van Ommeren M, Ventevogel P, Weissbecker I, Weitz E, Wiedemann N

European Journal of Psychotraumatology 8, 2

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MODEM: A comprehensive approach to modelling outcome and costs impacts of interventions for dementia. Protocol paper (2017)

Comas-Herrera A, Knapp M, Wittenberg R, Banerjee S, Bowling A, Grundy E, Jagger C, Farina N, Lombard D, Lorenz K, McDaid D

BMC Health Services Research 17, 17:25

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Suicide and poverty in low-income and middle-income countries: a systematic review (2016)

Iemmi V, Bantjes J, Coast E, Channer K, Leone T, McDaid D, Palfreyman A, Stephens B, Lund C

The Lancet Psychiatry 3, 8, 774-783

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Comment: Lean economies and innovation in mental health systems (2016)

Evans-Lacko S, Ribeiro W, Brietzke E, Knapp M, Mari J, McDaid D, Paula CS, Romeo R, Thornicroft G, Wissow L

The Lancet 387, 10026, 1356-1358

Lancet

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Exploring synergistic interactions and catalysts in complex interventions: longitudinal, mixed methods case studies of an optimised multi-level suicide prevention intervention in four European countries (Ospi-Europe) (2016)

Harris F, Maxwell M, O’Connor R, Coyne J, Arensman E, Coffey C, Koburger N, Gusmão R, Costa S, Székely A, Cserháti Z, McDaid D, Van Audenhove C, Hegerl U

BMC Public Health , 16:268

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The impact of the 2008 economic crisis on substance use patterns in the countries of the European Union (2016)

Dom G, Samochowiec J, Evans-Lacko S, Wahlbeck K, Van Hal G, McDaid D

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 13, 1, 122

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Early intervention services in psychosis: from evidence to wide implementation (2016)

Csillag C, Nordentoft M, Mizuno M, Jones P, Killackey E, Taylor M, Chen E, Kane J, McDaid D

Early Intervention in Psychiatry 10, 6, 540-546

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Mental health research priorities for Europe (2015)

Wykes T, Haro J, Belli S, Obradors-Tarragó C, Arango C, Ayuso-Mateos JL, Bitter I, Brunn M, Chevreul K, Demotes-Mainard J, Elfeddali I, Evans-Lacko S, Fiorillo A, Forsman A, Hazo JB, Kuepper R, Knappe S, Leboyer M, Lewis S, Linszen D, Luciano M, Maj M, McDaid D, Miret M, Papp S

The Lancet Psychiatry 2, 11, 1036-1042

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Recovery and economics (2015)

Knapp M, McDaid D, Park A

Die Psychiatrie 12, 3, 162-166

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What are reasons for the large gender differences in the lethality of suicidal acts? An epidemiological analysis in four European countries (2015)

Mergl R, Koburger N, Heinrichs K, Székely A, Ditta Tóth M, Coyne J, Quintão S, Arensman E, Coffey C, Maxwell M, Värnik A, van Audenhove C, McDaid D, Sarchiapone M, Schmidtke A, Genz A, Gusmão R, Hegerl U

PLoS One

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Cost-effectiveness of the mental health and development model for schizophrenia-spectrum and bipolar disorders in rural Kenya (2015)

de Menil V, Knapp M, McDaid D, Raja S, Kingori J, Waruguru M, Kippen-Wood S, Mannarath S, Lund C

Psychological Medicine 45, 13, 2747-2756

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Rationale, component description and pilot evaluation of a physical health promotion measure for people with mental disorders across Europe (2014)

Weiser P, Kilian R, McDaid D, Berti L, Burti L, Hjorth P, Lech K, Alptekin K, Bonfioli E, Dernovsek M, Dragomirecka E, Freidl M, Friedrich F, Genova A, Germanavicius A, Munk-Jorgensen P, Lucas R, Marginean R, Mladenova M, Park A, Paziuc P, Priebe S, Prot-Klinger K, Ulas H, Von Gottberg C, Wancata J, Becker T

Journal of Community Medicine & Health Education 4, 298

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Impact socio-économique de la maladie d’Alzheimer et des maladies apparentées en Europe (2014)

Kenigsberg P-A, Ersek K, Gulacsi L, Karpati K, Jacques A, Gustavsson A, Jonsson L, McDaid D, Valtonen H, Wimo A

Gérontologie et Société 1-2, 128-129; 297-318

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To nudge, or not to nudge, that is the question (2014)

McDaid D

Eurohealth 20, 2, 3-5

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The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of lay counsellor-delivered psychological treatments for harmful and dependent drinking and moderate to severe depression in primary care in India: PREMIUM study protocol for randomized controlled trials (2014)

Patel V, Weobong B, Nadkarni A, Weiss, Anand A, Naik S, Bhat, Pereira J, Araya R, Dimidjian S, Hollon SD, King M, McCambridge J, McDaid D, Murthy P, Velleman R, Fairburn CG, Kirkwood B

Trials 15, 101

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Service use, charge, and access to mental healthcare in a private Kenyan inpatient setting: the effects of insurance (2014)

de Menil V, Knapp M, McDaid D, Njenga FG

PLoS ONE 9, 3, e90297

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Techniques for identifying cross-disciplinary and ‘hard-to-detect’ evidence for systematic review (2014)

O’Mara-Eves A, Brunton G, McDaid D, Kavanagh J, Oliver S, Thomas J

Research Synthesis Methods 5, 1, 50-59

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Community engagement to reduce inequalities in health: a systematic review, meta-analysis and economic analysis (2013)

Thomas J, Brunton G, McDaid D, Oliver S, Kavanagh J, Jamal F, Matosevic T, Hardenberg A, O’Mara-Eves A

Public Health Research 1, 4, 1-548

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Evaluation of an integrated system for classification, assessment and comparison of services for long-term care in Europe: the eDESDE-LTC study (2013)

Salvador-Carulla L, Alvarez-Galvez J, Romero C, Gutiérrez-Colosía M, Weber G, McDaid D, Dimitrov H, Sprah L, Kalseth B, Tibaldi G, Salinas-Perez J, Lagares-Franco C, Romá-Ferri MT, Johnson S

BMC Health Services Research 13, 13:218

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Antidepressant utilization and suicide in Europe: an ecological multi-national study (2013)

Gusmao R, Quintão S, McDaid D, Arensman E, Van Audenhove C, Coffey C, Värnik A, Värnik P, Coyne J, Hegerl U

Plos One 8, 6, e66455

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