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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Barriers in the mind: promoting an economic case for mental health in low- and middle-income countries (2008)

McDaid D, Knapp M, Raja S

World Psychiatry 7, 2, 79-86

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Gesundheitsökonomische aspekete der suizidprävention. [Health economic aspects of suicide prevention] (2007)

Kilian R, Kennelly B, McDaid D, Becker T

Suizidprophylaxe 34, 4, 220-226

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The economics of mental health in the workplace: what do we know and where do we go? (2007)

McDaid D

Epidemiologia e Psichiatria Sociale 16, 4, 294-298

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Implementation: the need for a contextual approach to the implementation of musculoskeletal guidelines (2007)

Rowe R, McDaid D

Best Practice and Research in Clinical Rheumatology 21, 1, 205-219

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Mental health reform in the Russian Federation: an integrated approach to achieve social inclusion and recovery (2007)

Jenkins R, Lancashire S, McDaid D, Samyshkin Y, Green S, Watkins J, Potasheva A, Nikiforov A, Bobyleva Z, Gafurov V, Goldberg D, Huxley P, Lucas J, Purchase N, Atun R

International Journal of Public Health 85, 11, 858-866

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An international perspective on worker mental health problems: who bears the burden and how are costs addressed? (2007)

Dewa C, McDaid D, Ettner S

Canadian Journal of Psychiatry 52, 6, 346-356

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Mental health policy: Time to refocus on promotion and prevention (2007)

McDaid D

Eurohealth 13, 1, 17-20

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Challenges in multidisciplinary systematic reviewing: a study on social exclusion and mental health policy (2007)

Curran C, Burchardt T, Knapp M, McDaid D, Li B

Social Policy and Administration 41, 3, 289-312

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Moving beyond the mental health care system: An exploration of the interfaces between health and non-health sectors (2007)

McDaid D, Oliveira M, Jurczak K, Knapp M, MHEEN group

Journal of Mental Health 16, 2, 181-194

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Financing mental health care in Europe (2007)

Knapp M, McDaid D, Amaddeo F, Constantopoulos A, Oliveira M, Salvador-Carulla L, Zechmeister I, MHEEN group

Journal of Mental Health 16, 2, 167-180

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The Mental Health Economics European Network (2007)

Knapp M, McDaid D

Journal of Mental Health 16, 2, 157-165

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Implementing mental health economic evaluation evidence: Building a bridge between theory and practice (2007)

Evers S, Salvador Carulla L, Halsteini V, McDaid D, MHEEN group

Journal of Mental Health 16, 2, 223-241

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Mental health and employment: An overview of patterns and policies across Western Europe (2007)

Curran C, McDaid D, Knapp M, Tomasson K, MHEEN group

Journal of Mental Health 16, 2, 195-209

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Measuring the tail of the dog that doesn’t bark in the night: the case of the national evaluation of Choose Life (The National Strategy and Action Plan to Prevent Suicide in Scotland) (2007)

Mackenzie M, Blamey A, Halliday E, Maxwell M, McCollam A, McDaid D, MacLean J, Woodhouse A, Platt S

BMC Public Health , 7:146

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Mental health and economics in Europe. Findings from the MHEEN Group (2007)

McDaid D, Knapp M, Medeiros H, MHEEN group

Eurohealth 13, 3, 1-6

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Pharmaceutical policy reform in Spain (2006)

Costa-Font J, McDaid D

Eurohealth 12, 4, 12-16

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Corporate lifelines: a new approach to making poverty history (2006)

McDaid D

Eurohealth 12, 4, 1-4

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Economics methods in Cochrane systematic reviews of health promotion and public health related interventions (2006)

Shemilt I, Mugford M, Drummond M, Eisenstein E, Mallender J, McDaid D, Vale L, Walker D and The Campbell & Cochrane Economics Methods Group (CCEMG)

BMC Medical Research Methodology , 6:55

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Meeting the challenge of funding and allocating resources to mental health across Europe: developing the Mental Health Economics European Network (2006)

McDaid D, Knapp M, Curran C, MHEEN group

Epidemiologia e Psichiatria Sociale 15, 117-122

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Financing mental health care in Spain. Context and critical issues (2006)

Salvador Carulla L, Garrido M, McDaid D, Haro J

European Journal of Psychiatry 20, 1, 29-44

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