We publish books and reports of our work on mental health issues. Some are free to download and the rest can be ordered online on this website.

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The lifetime costs of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

With a summary and commentary

ADHD is a childhood behavioural disorder that features high levels of inattention, hyperactivity and impulsiveness. It affects 1.5% of children aged 5-16 in Britain and carries a very substantial long-term cost to society, estimated at around £100,000 per case. This falls mainly on education and health care.  

11 November 2014
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Costs of perinatal mental health problems

Perinatal mental health problems carry a total economic and social long-term cost to society of about £8.1 billion for each one-year cohort of births in the UK. Written with the London School of Economics, our report also finds that the NHS would need to spend just £337 million a year to bring perinatal mental health care up to the level recommended in national guidance. 

20 October 2014
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Annual Review 2014

Annual Review 2014 cover imageOur latest annual review is available to download now.
The review covers how the Centre is exploring how best to support pre- and post-natal mental health, helping more young people in gangs and providing employment support to veterans and offenders. It also describes our plans for the future and shows how you can get involved in our work.

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