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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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