Cost-effectiveness analysis of an occupational therapy-led lifestyle approach and routine general practitioner's care for panic disorder

Rodney A Lambert, Paula Lorgelly, Ian Harvey, Fiona Poland

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Abstract

To assess the cost-effectiveness of an occupational therapy-led lifestyle approach to treating panic disorder in primary care compared with routine general practitioner's (GP) care. The burden of mental health disorders is considerable. Cost-effective interventions are necessary to alleviate some of these burdens. Habitual lifestyle behaviours influence mood, although to date mainly single lifestyle factor trials have been conducted to examine the effects on anxiety.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)741-50
Number of pages10
JournalSocial Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology
Volume45
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2010

Keywords

  • Adult
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Female
  • Health Care Costs
  • Humans
  • Life Style
  • Male
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Panic Disorder
  • Personality Inventory
  • Physicians, Family
  • Quality-Adjusted Life Years
  • Treatment Outcome

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