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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Cost-effectiveness analysis in child and adolescent mental health problems: an updated review of literature (2011)

Kilian R, Losert C, Park A, McDaid D, Knapp M

Psychiatrische Praxis 38, s.01 s.03

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Modelling the potential cost-effectiveness of acupressure in the treatment of chronic low back pain (2011)

Park A, McDaid D

Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine 31, 1, 2

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What do we know about economic evaluations of psychosocial interventions to promote mental health and wellness in older people? (2011)

McDaid D, Park A, Wahlbeck K, Forsman A

Psychiatrische Praxis 38, s1

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Supporting decision-making processes for evidence-based mental health promotion (2011)

Jane-Llopis E, Katschnig H, McDaid D, Wahlbeck K

Health Promotion International 26, suppl 1, i140-i146

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Investing in mental health and well-being: findings from the DataPrev project (2011)

McDaid D, Park A

Health Promotion International 26, suppl 1, i108-i139

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The economic impact of dementia in Europe in 2008-cost estimates from the Eurocode project (2011)

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

International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 26, 8, 825-832

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Best practice elements of multilevel suicide prevention strategies: a review of systematic reviews (2011)

van der Feltz-Cornelis C, Sarchiapone M, Postuvan V, Volkar D, Roskar S, Tancic Grum A, Carli V, McDaid D, O'Connor R, Maxwel M, Ibelshauser A, Van Audenhove C, Scheerder G, Sisask M, Gusmao R, Hegerl U

Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention 32, 6, 319-333

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Health system challenges and solutions to improving mental health outcomes (2011)

Jenkins R, Baingana F, Ahmad R, McDaid D, Atun R

Mental Health in Family Medicine 8, 2, 119-127

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Mental health and the global agenda: Core conceptual issues (2011)

Jenkins R, Baingana F, Ahmad R, McDaid D, Atun R

Mental Health in Family Medicine 8, 2, 69-82

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Should development agencies care about mental health? (2011)

Jenkins R, Baingana F, Ahmad R, McDaid D, Atun R

Mental Health in Family Medicine 8, 2, 65-67

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What action can national and international agencies take? (2011)

Jenkins R, Baingana F, Ahmad R, McDaid D, Atun R

Mental Health in Family Medicine 8, 2, 97-99

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International and national policy challenges in mental health (2011)

McDaid D, Baingana F, Ahmad R, Jenkins R, Atun R

Mental Health in Family Medicine 8, 2, 101-114

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How can mental health be integrated into health system strengthening? (2011)

McDaid D, Jenkins R, Baingana F, Ahmad R, Atun R

Mental Health in Family Medicine 8, 2, 115-117

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Scaling up mental health services: where would the money come from? (2011)

McDaid D, Jenkins R, Baingana F, Ahmad R, Atun R

Mental Health in Family Medicine 8, 2, 83-86

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Social, economic, human rights and political challenges to global mental health (2011)

McDaid D, Jenkins R, Baingana F, Ahmad R, Atun R

Mental Health in Family Medicine 8, 2, 86-97

Radcliffe Publishing

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The economic consequences of deinstitutionalisation of mental health services: lessons from a systematic review of European experience (2011)

Knapp M, Beecham J, McDaid D, Matosevic T, Smith M

Health and Social Care in the Community 19, 2, 113-125

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Making the economic case for injury prevention and safety promotion: a systematic review of the literature (2010)

McDaid D, Park A

Injury Prevention 16, s1, A246

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European Pact for Mental Health and Wellbeing: collating forces to put mental health on the political agenda (2010)

Wahlbeck K, Braddick F, Gabilondo A, McDaid D, Lang G, O’Sullivan C

Die Psychiatrie 7, 1-7

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Evaluating mental health care and policy in Spain (2010)

Salvador-Carulla L, Costa-Font J, Cabases J, McDaid D, Alonso J

Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics 13, 2, 73-86

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Child and adolescent mental health: infrastructure, policies and practices in England: the CAMHEE project (2010)

Jenkins R, Melzer H, Jacobs B, McDaid D

Journal of Public Mental Health 9, 1, 26-39

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