Park, A-La


Ms A-La Park  

Department

Position held

Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU)

Research Officer

Department of Social Policy

Research Officer

Experience keywords:

mental health financing; health economic evaluation; mental health promotion; suicide prevention; mental health

Research summary > [Click to expand]

Economic evaluations of mental health promotion strategies, systematic reviews and decision modelling. I also have an interest in the economics of suicide prevention, early interventions in psychosis, and child and adolescent mental health promotion actions. In addition I am looking at making a business case for selected complementary and integrated medicines.

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

Healthcare

Languages:

Korean [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]; Chinese [Spoken: Basic, Written: Basic]

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7849 4665

Publications

LSE Research Online, Funnelback Search

2014

McDaid, David and Park, A-La and Eliot, Jake and Livsey, Lynne and Swan, Amy (2014) Prescription for success - a guide to the health economy National Housing Federation, London, UK.

McDaid, David and Park, A-La and Currie, Candice and Zanotti, Cara (2014) Investing in the wellbeing of young people: making the economic case In: McDaid, David and Cooper, Cary, (eds.) Economics of wellbeing. Wellbeing: a complete reference guide (Vol. 5). Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK, 181-214. ISBN 9781118608388

Park, A-La and McDaid, David and Forsman, Anna K and Wahlbeck, Kristian (2014) Promoting the health and wellbeing of older people: making an economic case In: McDaid, David and Cooper, Cary, (eds.) Economics of wellbeing. Wellbeing: a complete reference guide (Vol. 5). Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK, 239-260. ISBN 9781118608388

Park, A-La and McCrone, Paul and Knapp, Martin (2014) Early intervention for first-episode psychosis: broadening the scope of economic estimates Early Intervention in Psychiatry. n/a-n/a. ISSN 1751-7885

McDaid, David and Park, A-La (2014) Investing in wellbeing in the workplace: more than just a business case In: McDaid, David and Cooper, Cary, (eds.) Economics of wellbeing. Wellbeing: a complete reference guide (Vol. 5). Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK, 215-238. ISBN 9781118608388

Evans-Lacko, S. and Courtin, Emilie and Fiorillo, A. and Knapp, Martin and Luciano, M. and Park, A-La and Brunn, M. and Byford, S. and Chevreul, K. and Forsman, A.K. and Gulacsi, L. and Haro, J.M. and Kennelly, B. and Knappe, S. and Lai, T. and Lasalvia, A. and Miret, M. and O'Sullivan, C. and Obradors-Tarragó, C. and Rüsch, N. and Sartorius, N. and Švab, V. and van Weeghel, J. and Van Audenhove, C. and Wahlbeck, K. and Zlati, A. (2014) The state of the art in European research on reducing social exclusion and stigma related to mental health: a systematic mapping of the literature European Psychiatry, 29 (6). 381-389. ISSN 0924-9338

Park, A-La (2014) Exploring the economic implications of a group-based lifestyle intervention for middle-aged adults with chronic schizophrenia and co-morbid type 2 diabetes Journal of Diabetes & Metabolism, 05 (05). ISSN 2155-6156

Knapp, Martin and Andrew, Alison and McDaid, David and Iemmi, Valentina and McCrone, Paul and Park, A-La and Parsonage, Michael and Boardman, Jed and Shepherd, Geoff (2014) Investing in recovery: making the business case for effective interventions for people with schizophrenia and psychosis PSSRU, The London School of Economics and Political Science, and Centre for Mental Health., London, UK.

2013

Park, A-La and McDaid, David and Weiser, Prisca and von Gottberg, Carolin and Becker, Thomas and Kilian, Reinhold (2013) Examining the cost effectiveness of interventions to promote the physical health of people with mental health problems: a systematic review BMC Public Health, 13. ISSN 1471-2458

Hu, Xiaoyang and Hughes, John and Fisher, Peter and Lorenc, Ava and Purtell, Rachel and Park, A-La and Robinson, Nicola (2013) A pragmatic observational feasibility study on integrated treatment for musculoskeletal disorders: design and protocol Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicine. ISSN 1672-0415

2012

Chevreul, Karine and McDaid, David and Farmer, Carrie M. and Prigent, Amélie and Park, A-La and Leboyer, Marion and Kupfer, David J. and Durand-Zaleski, Isabelle (2012) Public and nonprofit funding for research on mental disorders in France, the United Kingdom, and the United States The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 73 (07). e906-e912. ISSN 0160-6689

2011

Park, A-La and McDaid, David (2011) Modelling the potential cost-effectiveness of acupressure in the treatment of chronic low back pain Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 31 (1). 2. ISSN 0255-2922

McCrone, Paul and Park, A-La and Knapp, Martin (2011) Early detection for psychosis In: Knapp, Martin and McDaid, David and Parsonage, Michael, (eds.) Mental Health Promotion and Mental Illness Prevention: the Economic Case. Department of Health, London, UK, 14-15.

McCrone, Paul and Park, A-La and Knapp, Martin (2011) Early intervention for psychosis In: Knapp, Martin and McDaid, David and Parsonage, Michael, (eds.) Mental Health Promotion and Mental Illness Prevention: the Economic Case. Department of Health, London, UK, 16-17.

McDaid, David and Parsonage, Michael and Park, A-La (2011) Tackling medically unexplained symptoms In: Knapp, Martin and McDaid, David and Park, A-La and Parsonage, Michael, (eds.) Mental Health Promotion and Mental Illness Prevention: the Economic Case. Department of Health, London, UK, 33-35.

McDaid, David and King, Derek and Park, A-La and Parsonage, Michael (2011) Promoting well-being in the workplace In: Knapp, Martin and McDaid, David and Park, A-La and Parsonage, Michael, (eds.) Mental Health Promotion and Mental Illness Prevention: the Economic Case. Department of Health, London, UK, 22-23.

McDaid, David and Park, A-La and Bonin, Eva-Maria (2011) Population-level suicide awareness training and intervention In: Knapp, Martin and McDaid, David and Parsonage, Michael, (eds.) Mental Health Promotion and Mental Illness Prevention: the Economic Case. Department of Health, London, UK, 26-27.

McDaid, David and Park, A-La (2011) Investing in mental health and well-being: findings from the DataPrev project Health Promotion International, 26 (suppl ). i108-i139. ISSN 0957-4824

Kilian, Reinhold and Losert, Carolin and McDaid, David and Park, A-La and Knapp, Martin (2011) Cost-effectiveness analysis in child and adolescent mental health problems: an updated review of the literature Psychiatrische Praxis, 38 (S 01). S03_4_EC. ISSN 0303-4259

McCrone, Paul and Park, A-La and Knapp, Martin (2011) Cost-effectiveness of early intervention services for psychosis Psychiatrische Praxis, 38 (S 01). ISSN 0303-4259

McDaid, David and Park, A-La and Parsonage, Michael (2011) Making the economic case for tackling somatoform disorders Psychiatrische Praxis, 38 (S 01). ISSN 0303-4259

Park, A-La and McDaid, David and Wahlbeck, Kristian and Forsman, A (2011) What do we know about economic evaluations of psychosocial interventions to promote mental health and wellness in older people? Psychiatrische Praxis, 38 (S 01). ISSN 0303-4259

Park, A-La and McCrone, Paul R. and Knapp, Martin (2011) Multiple economic evaluation of Early Intervention (EI) for young people with first-episode psychosis Psychiatrische Praxis, 38 (S 01). ISSN 0303-4259

Park, A-La and McCrone, Paul R. and Knapp, Martin (2011) Multiple economic evaluations of Early Detection (ED) and Early Intervention (EI) for young people with first episode psychosis Psychiatrische Praxis, 38 (S 01). ISSN 0303-4259

2010

McDaid, David and Park, A-La (2010) Online health: untangling the web BUPA.

McDaid, David and Park, A-La (2010) Economics and public mental health In: Goldie, Isabella, (ed.) Public Mental Health: a Handbook. Pavilion, Brighton, UK. ISBN 9781841962856

Park, A-La and McDaid, David and Matosevic, Tihana (2010) Systematic search: ensuring effective use of research evidence Research Bites, 9.

McDaid, David and Park, A-La and Losert, Carolin and Kilian, Reinhold and Knapp, Martin (2010) Cost-effectiveness analysis and child and adolescent mental health problems International Journal of Mental Health Promotion, 12 (4). 45-57. ISSN 1462-3730

Park, A-La and McDaid, David (2010) Assessing the cost-effectiveness of Tai Chi as an intervention to reduce the risk of fall-related injuries in older people

McDaid, David and Kilian, Reinhold and Losert, Carolin and Park, A-La (2010) Making the economic case for investing in child and adolescent mental health services

McDaid, David and Park, A-La (2010) How far have we come in the use of economic evaluation techniques to make the case for complementary and alternative medicines?: a systematic review of methodological developments, trends in quality and robustness of findings

McDaid, David and Park, A-La and Knapp, Martin and Losert, Carolin and Kilian, Reinhold (2010) Making the case for investing in child and adolescent mental health: how can economics help? International Journal of Mental Health Promotion, 12 (4). 37-44. ISSN 1462-3730

McDaid, David and Park, A-La (2010) Making the economic case for injury prevention and safety promotion: a systematic review of the literature Injury Prevention, 16 (Suppl ). ISSN 1353-8047

Park, A-La and McDaid, David (2010) Assessing the cost-effectiveness of conventional group based exercise and Tai Chi as interventions to reduce the risk of fall-related injuries in older people

McDaid, David and Bonin, Eva-Maria and Park, A-La and Hegerl, U. and Arensman , E. and Kopp, M. and Gusmao, R. (2010) Making the case for investing in suicide prevention interventions: estimating the economic impact of suicide and non-fatal self harm events Injury Prevention, 16 (s1). A257-A258. ISSN 1353-8047

McCrone, Paul and Park, A-La (2010) Economic evaluation of Early Intervention (EI) services: phase IV report PSSRU Discussion Paper , 2745. Personal Social Services Research Unit, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Park, A-La and McDaid, David (2010) Assessing the cost-effectiveness of conventional group based exercise and Tai Chi as interventions to reduce the risk of fall-related injuries in older people

McDaid, David and Park, A-La and Kilian, Reinhold and Losert, Carolin (2010) Making the economic case for investing in child and adolescent mental health services

2009

Kilian, Reinhold and Losert, Carolin and McDaid, David and Park, A-La and Knapp, Martin and Beecham, Jennifer and Kusakovskaja, I. and Murauskiene, L. (2009) The health economic evaluation of children and adolescent mental health services across the enlarged Europe Child and Adolescent Mental Health in the Enlarged European Union.

McDaid, David and Park, A-La (2009) Making the economic case for injury prevention and safety promotion: a systematic review of the literature. Overview report prepared for EU APOLLO project on Best Practice in Injury Prevention Discussion Paper, DP2682. Personal Social Services Research Unit, London, UK.

Park, A-La and McDaid, David and Liu, Zulian and Moxham, Tiffany and Anderson, Rob (2009) Current practice and innovative approaches to prevent childhood unintentional injuries: an overview and synthesis of international comparative analyses and surveys of injury prevention policies, legislation and other activities: an overview and synthesis o National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence.

Park, A-La and McDaid, David (2009) A systematic review of the economic costs and consequences of fall prevention interventions for older people

Park, A-La and McDaid, David (2009) Making the economic case for injury prevention and safety promotion: a systematic review of the literature

2008

McDaid, David and Park, A-La (2008) Making the economic case for injury prevention and safety promotion Eurosafe Alert, 3 (2). 12-13.


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Awards

Best poster prize, European Conference on Injury Prevention, Ministry of Finance, Paris, France (2008)

 

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