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PECUNIA presentation at Workshop on Costs and Assessment in Psychiatry in Venice

The presentation “Inter-sectoral Costs and Benefits of Mental Care in Europe: European Research Project PECUNIA” will take place in the course of the session “Costs and Benefits of Mental Health Services” on Sunday, March 31, 2019, at 9am. It is part of the Fourteenth Workshop on Costs and Assessment in Psychiatry taking place in the historic Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista (Venice, Italy) from March 29-31, 2019. The event titled "The Value of Mental Health Services" is organised by the International Center of Mental Health Policy and Economics (ICMPE).

The PECUNIA presentation by the coordinator Prof. Judit Simon will focus on the aims, methods and first results of the project. In particular, the relevant status quo in the form of scoping reviews, a roadmap to the work plan and preliminary results from the country reports will be discussed.

Further, PECUNIA team members will present research results in the following sessions:

  • DEPRESSION
  • COST / EFFECTIVENESS ANALYSIS
  • ECONOMIC EVALUATION OF MENTAL DISORDERS
  • MENTAL AND ADDICTIVE DISORDERS AND JUDICIARY SYSTEM
  • COSTS AND BENEFITS
  • SEVERE MENTAL DISORDERS

The full programme can be downloaded here.