Chris Sampson

Just another health economist

Blog posts

This is a list of blog posts (and similar) that aren’t disposable in hindsight. If you’d like to cite them, please use WebCite.

2015

Art therapy for common mental health disordersThe Mental Elf. 17th July 2015.

Can competition improve management quality in the NHS? The Commissioning Elf. 14th April 2015.

Away from crime and into treatment: diversion and aftercare for drug-using offendersThe Mental Elf. 17th March 2015.

On migrants dying in the Med. chrissampson.me. 3rd March 2015.

Searching for the cost of bipolar disorder. The Mental Elf. 2nd March 2015.

PDFs and prestige: impediments to progress in the 21st century. Medium. 12th February 2015.

Health economics journals and negative findings. The Academic Health Economists’ Blog. 9th February 2015.

Sofosbuvir: a fork in the road for NICE? The Academic Health Economists’ Blog. 20th January 2015.

Do perinatal mental health problems cost the UK £8 billion per year? The Mental Elf. 13th January 2015.

Review: Thrive (Richard Layard, David Clark). The Academic Health Economists’ Blog. 13th January 2015.

2014

Are treatments for borderline personality disorder cost-effective? The Mental Elf. 25th November 2014.

What counts as an academic publication? The Conversation. 24th November 2014.

Are treatment for bipolar disorder cost-effective? The Mental Elf. 7th October 2014.

Cytisine and varenicline for smoking cessation. [With Andrew Jones] The Mental Elf. 30th September 2014.

CBT in primary care is cost-effective for treatment-resistant depression. The Mental Elf. 22nd September 2014.

Review: Happiness by Design (Paul Dolan). The Academic Health Economists’ Blog. 28th August 2014.

Joint crisis plans: cost-effective for whom? The Mental Elf. 30th July 2014.

Health effects of depression: keeping economists’ models on track. The Mental Elf. 26th June 2014.

The cost-effectiveness of liaison psychiatry: the case of RAID. The Mental Elf. 6th June 2014.

A taxonomy of behavioural interventions. The Academic Health Economists’ Blog. 30th May 2014.

Is telephone peer support for the prevention of postnatal depression worth the cost? [with Lucy Simons] The Mental Elf. 29th May 2014.

CBT is more cost-effective than SSRI alone as treatment for panic disorder. The Mental Elf. 7th May 2014.

Is treatment for depression cost-effective in people with diabetes? The Mental Elf. 25th February 2014.

A comment on the value of screening. The Academic Health Economists’ Blog. 14th February 2014.

Economics: the death of a discipline. chrissampson.me. 22nd January 2014.

Priorities in academic publishing: quality vs quantity. chrissampson.me. 16th January 2014.

2013

Cost-effectiveness of St John’s wort for treatment of depression. The Mental Elf. 7th November 2013.

The ‘Q’ in the QALY: are we fudging it? The Academic Health Economists’ Blog. 30th September 2013.

One suggestion for a new model of academic publishing. chrissampson.me. 18th September 2013.

Adherence therapy no more cost-effective than health education for people with schizophrenia. The Mental Elf. 16th September 2013.

Comment on: ‘A framework for understanding quality of life in individuals without capacity’. chrissampson.me. 3rd September 2013.

Unclear evidence on the cost-effectiveness of distance lifestyle counselling for weight control in the workplace. The Lifestyle Elf. 22nd July 2013.

No borders, no nations, no user charges. The Academic Health Economists’ Blog. 4th July 2013.

The economics of bereavement. The Academic Health Economists’ Blog. 20th June 2013.

Bad science in health economics: complementary medicine, costs and mortality. [with David Whitehurst and Andrew Street] The Academic Health Economists’ Blog. 5th June 2013.

The potential of the super QALY to reconcile the key contentions in health economics. The Academic Health Economists’ Blog. 20th May 2013.

Long-acting antipsychotics cost-effective for treatment of schizophrenia, but evidence inconsistent. The Mental Elf. 8th May 2013.

A comment on health inequality. The Academic Health Economists’ Blog. 26th March 2013.

Some thoughts on evidence-based policy. The Academic Health Economists’ Blog. 22nd March 2013.

2012

Call for a model registry. The Academic Health Economists’ Blog. 19th October 2012.

Considering time perception. The Academic Health Economists’ Blog. 10th July 2012.

Generic benefit measurement – the key to better mental health research. IMH Blog. 27th April 2012.

Rationing and deprivation in risk sharing schemes. The Academic Health Economists’ Blog. 7th March 2012.

The efficiency of treating fat smokers. The Academic Health Economists’ Blog. 7th February 2012.

2011

Cancer drugs and public preferences. The Academic Health Economists’ Blog. 2nd December 2011.

Review: Credit Crunch Health Care (Cam Donaldson). The Academic Health Economists’ Blog. 26th September 2011.

Paying for organs. The Academic Health Economists’ Blog. 3rd September 2011.

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