Mental health across the life-course
Why this research:
Across the globe, mental health conditions are closely linked with long-term illness and disability. Providing services that effectively prevent and treat mental ill health for people of all ages is a significant challenge of health care systems.
Tried and tested treatments and tools that support clinicians to make informed decisions are needed that can be delivered efficiently to the right people at scale.
Workstreams in this research area:
Evaluation of online parent-led treatment for child anxiety disorders in routine settings.
Can we reduce the time older people spend in general hospitals by providing better psychiatric care for them
Expansion and evaluation of the online parent-led platform to other common mental health conditions in Children and Young People and usability testing.
Risk assessment: model the impact of integrating risk assessment tools in children and young people's mental health services, compared to usual practice.
Clinical decision support tool to personalise internet-delivered cognitive-behavioral therapy (iCBT) for
Mental health and schools
Development of an internet-based system to help individual patients with moderate to severe symptoms
and their doctors choose the best intervention.