Table 26Resource use and cost estimates applied in the economic model

Resource use estimateCost (£)Source of unit costs
Collaborative care complete treatment costs including maintenance
Case manager331Table 23, Table 24, Table 25
GP care including cost of liaison with case manager362
Psychological therapy (8%)65
Citalopram (40mg per day):
3 months plus 6 months' maintenance
24
Total782
Usual care complete treatment costs including maintenance
GP care288Table 23, Table 25
Psychological therapy (6%)49
Citalopram (40mg per day):
3 months plus 6 months' maintenance
24
Total361
Patients who discontinue treatment
Collaborative care
1 month treatment costs including all components of collaborative care188Table 23, Table 24, Table 25
Subsequent mental healthcare:
17 months
1989
Total2177
Usual care
1 months' treatment costs including all components of usual care88Table 23, Table 24, Table 25
Subsequent mental healthcare:
17 months
1989
Total2077
Patients whose symptoms fail to respond
Collaborative care
6 months' treatment costs including all components of collaborative care572Table 23, Table 24, Table 25
Subsequent mental healthcare:
12 months
1404
Total1976
Usual care
6 months' treatment costs including all components of usual care270Table 23, Table 24, Table 25
Subsequent mental healthcare:
12 months
1404
Total1674
Patients who relapse
Collaborative care
12 months' treatment costs including all components of collaborative care778Table 23, Table 24, Table 25
Subsequent mental healthcare:
6 months
702
Total1480
Usual care
12 months' treatment costs including all components of usual care361Table 23, Table 25
Subsequent mental healthcare:
6 months
702
Total1063

From: 6, SERVICE-LEVEL INTERVENTIONS FOR PEOPLE WITH DEPRESSION AND A CHRONIC PHYSICAL HEALTH PROBLEM

Cover of Depression in Adults with a Chronic Physical Health Problem
Depression in Adults with a Chronic Physical Health Problem: Treatment and Management.
NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 91.
National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health (UK).
Leicester (UK): British Psychological Society; 2010.
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