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CASE Social Exclusion Seminars

Effects of mental health status during adolescence on primary care costs in adulthood across three British cohorts

Derek King (LSE)

Wednesday 24 January 2024 12:00 - 13:00

This event is both online and in person

SAL 2.04, 2nd Floor Conference Room, Sir Arthur Lewis Building, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

About this event

The prevalence of mental health problems, including depressive symptoms and anti-social behaviours, among adolescents are increasing, which could put further pressure on healthcare services. In this seminar, we present findings from a study examining the association between mental health problems in adolescence and general practice accosts during adulthood up to age 50. The study used data from three British cohorts to estimate the size of the effect of adolescent conduct and emotional problems on the costs of GP services used by these individuals up to age 50. The estimates were also extrapolated to project future primary care costs for the current population of UK adolescents.

These seminars are held on Wednesdays in term time at 12:00-13:00

Seminars this year will continue as in person or as hybrid (online and in person) events. Please check our website listings and Twitter feed @CASE_LSE for updates.

This seminar series is organised by:

Laura Lane, Email:

Dr Abigail McKnight, Email:

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