Valentina Iemmi

Research Fellow

v.iemmi@lse.ac.uk
020 7849 6093

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Research Interests

Valentina Iemmi is a researcher in the areas of global mental health policy. She has been Research Fellow at the Personal Social Services Research Unit at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) since 2012.

Valentina obtained the title of clinical psychologist at the University of Paris (France) in 2006 and she graduated in health policy, planning and financing at the LSE and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (United Kingdom) in 2009. Since 2006 she has been working in mental health policy for the for the WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Mental Health at the King's College London, the LSE Health, the International Centre for Evidence in Disability at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and the National Institute of Health and Medical Research at the University of Paris V. In 2012 she joined the Personal Social Services Research Unit at the LSE, where her work is focusing on economic aspects of policy and practice in the mental health and mental disabilities areas. Her research interests lie in global mental health policy and mental disabilities, both in developed and developing countries.

Valentina's Google Scholar profile can be found here.

Valentina Iemmi's Publications

Journal Articles

Journal Article

Costs and economic consequences of a help-at-home scheme for older people in England (2017)

Bauer A, Knapp M, Wistow G, Perkins M, King D, Iemmi V

Health and Social Care in the Community 25, 2, 780-789

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Positive behavioural support for children and adolescents with learning disabilities and behaviour that challenges: an initial exploration of service use and costs (2016)

Iemmi V, Knapp M, Reid C, Sholl C, Ferdinand M, Buescher A, Trachtenberg M

Tizard Learning Disability Review 21, 4

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Journal Article

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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What is standard care for people with learning disabilities and behaviour that challenges and what does it cost? (2016)

Iemmi V, Knapp M, Gore N, Cooper V, Brown FJ, Reid C, Saville M, BC Delphi Group

British Journal of Learning Disabilities 44, 4, 309-321

British Journal of Learning Disabilities

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Positive behavioural support in schools for children and adolescents with intellectual disabilities whose behaviour challenges: An exploration of the economic case (2016)

Iemmi V, Knapp M, Brown FJ

Journal of Intellectual Disabilities 20, 3, 281-295

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Community-based rehabilitation for people with physical and mental disabilities in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review (2016)

Iemmi V, Blanchet K, Gibson L, Kumar S, Rath S, Hartley S, Murthy G, Patel V, Weber J. Kuper H

Journal of Development Effectiveness 8, 3, 368-387

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Community-Based Rehabilitation for People With Disabilities in Low- and Middle-income Countries: A Systematic Review (2015)

Iemmi V, Gibson L, Blanchet K, Kumar S, Rath S, Hartley S, Murthy G, Patel V, Weber J, Kuper H

The Campbell Collaboration Library of Systematic Reviews 11, 15

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The role of youth mental health services in the treatment of young people with serious mental illness: two-year outcomes and economic implications (2015)

Brimblecombe N, Knapp M, Murguia S, Mbeah-Banks H, Crane S, Harris A, Evans-Lacko S, Ardino V, Iemmi V, King D

Early Intervention in Psychiatry

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Positive behavioural support for adults with intellectual disabilities and behaviour that challenges: an initial exploration of the economic case (2015)

Iemmi V, Knapp M, Saville M, McWade P, McLennan K, Toogood S

International Journal of Positive Behavioural Support 5, 1, 16-25

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An evaluation of peer-led self-management training for people with severe psychiatric diagnoses (2015)

Cyhlarova E, Crepaz-Kay D, Reeves R, Morgan K, Iemmi V, Knapp M

Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice 10, 1

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Peer-led self-management for people with severe mental disorders: an economic evaluation (2015)

Iemmi V, Crepaz-Kay D, Cyhlarova E, Knapp M

Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice 10, 1

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Community-based rehabilitation for people with physical and mental disabilities in low- and middle-income countries (2013)

Iemmi V, Suresh Kumar K, Blanchet K, Gibson L, Hartley S, Murthy G, Patel V, Weber J, Kuper H

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 7

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Journal Article

Dementia care costs and outcomes: a systematic review (2012)

Knapp M, Iemmi V, Romeo R

International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 28, 6, 551-561

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Journal Article

Mental and neurological health research priorities setting in developing countries (2009)

Khandelwal S, Avodé G, Baingana F, Conde B, Cruz M, Deva P, Dumas M, Gulbinat W, Lopez C, Mayeya J, Mubbashar M, Mohit A, Ndetei D, Puras D, Saeed K, Schilder K, Silberberg D, Tova T, Townsend C, Iemmi V, Jenkins R

Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology 45, 4, 487-495

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Book Sections

Book Section

Mental health (2016)

Knapp M, Iemmi V

World Scientific

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Book Section

Mental health (2014)

Knapp M, Iemmi V

World Scientific

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Reports

Report

Youth Mental Health: New Economic Evidence (2016)

Knapp M, Ardino V, Brimblecombe N, Evans-Lacko S, Iemmi V, King D, Snell T

Personal Social Services Research Unit

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Report

Costs of perinatal mental health problems (2014)

Bauer A, Parsonage M, Knapp M, Iemmi V, Adelaja B

London School of Economics and Political Science/Centre for Mental Health

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Report

The economic case for better mental health (2014)

Knapp M, Iemmi V

Department of Health

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Report

Investing in Recovery: Making the Business Case for Effective Interventions for People with Schizophrenia and Psychosis (2014)

Knapp M, Andrew A, McDaid D, Iemmi V, McCrone P, Park A, Parsonage M, Boardman J, Shepherd G

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