Iemmi, Valentina

Ms Valentina Iemmi  

Department

Position held

Research Fellow

 

Research Fellow

 

Experience keywords:

autism; developing countries; maternal health; mental disabilities; mental health economics; mental health policy; mental health; poverty; suicide

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Valentina Iemmi is a researcher in the areas of global mental health policy. She has been Research Fellow at the Personal Social Services Research Unit at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) since 2012. Valentina obtained the title of clinical psychologist at the University of Paris (France) in 2006 and she graduated in health policy, planning and financing at the LSE and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (United Kingdom) in 2009. Since 2006 she has been working in mental health policy for the for the WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Mental Health at the King's College London, the LSE Health, the International Centre for Evidence in Disability at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and the National Institute of Health and Medical Research at the University of Paris V. In 2012 she joined the Personal Social Services Research Unit at the LSE, where her work is focusing on economic aspects of policy and practice in the mental health and mental disabilities areas. Her research interests lie in global mental health policy and mental disabilities, both in developed and developing countries.

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

Healthcare

Languages:

French [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]; Italian [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]; Spanish [Spoken: Intermediate, Written: Intermediate]

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 6093

LSE email:

v.iemmi@lse.ac.uk

Publications

2017

Bauer, Annette and Knapp, Martin and Wistow, Gerald and Perkins, Margaret and King, Derek and Iemmi, Valentina (2017) Costs and economic consequences of a help-at-home scheme for older people in England Health and Social Care in the Community, 25 (2). 780-789. ISSN 0966-0410

2016

Knapp, Martin and Iemmi, Valentina (2016) Mental health In: Scheffler, Richard M, (ed.) World scientific handbook of global health economics and public policy: health determinants and outcomes. World Scientific, Singapore. ISBN 9789814612319

McDaid, David and Park, A-La and Iemmi, Valentina and Adelaja, Bayo and Knapp, Martin (2016) Growth in the use of early intervention for psychosis services: an opportunity to promote recovery amid concerns on health care sustainability Personal Social Services Research Unit, London, UK.

Iemmi, Valentina and Bantjes, Jason (2016) Are suicide and poverty associated in low and middle income countries? Health and Social Care at LSE (5 Aug 2016) Blog entry

Iemmi, Valentina and Blanchet, Karl and Gibson, Lorna J. and Kumar, K. Suresh and Rath, Santosh and Hartley, Sally and Murthy, Gudlavalleti VS and Patel, Vikram and Weber, Joerg and Kuper, Hannah (2016) Community-based rehabilitation for people with physical and mental disabilities in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis Journal of Development Effectiveness, 8 (3). 368-387. ISSN 1943-9342

Iemmi, Valentina and Knapp, Martin and Brown, Freddy Jackson (2016) Positive behavioural support in schools for children and adolescents with intellectual disabilities whose behaviour challenges: an exploration of the economic case Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 20 (3). 281-295. ISSN 1744-6295

Iemmi, Valentina and Knapp, Martin and Gore, Nick and Cooper, Vivien and Brown, Freddy Jackson and Reid, Caroline and Saville, Maria (2016) What is standard care for people with learning disabilities and behaviour that challenges and what does it cost? British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 44 (4). 309-321. ISSN 1354-4187

Iemmi, Valentina and Bantjes, Jason and Coast, Ernestina and Channer, Kerrie and Leone, Tiziana and McDaid, David and Palfreyman, Alexis and Stephens, Bevan and Lund, Crick (2016) Suicide and poverty in low-income and middle-income countries: a systematic review The Lancet Psychiatry, 3 (8). 774-783. ISSN 2215-0366

Bantjes, Jason and Iemmi, Valentina and Coast, Ernestina and Channer, Kerrie and Leone, Tiziana and McDaid, David and Palfreyman, Alexis and Stephens, B. and Lund, Crick (2016) Poverty and suicide research in low- and middle-income countries: systematic mapping of literature published in English and a proposed research agenda Global Mental Health, 3 (e32). 1-18. ISSN 2054-4251

2015

Bantjes, Jason and Iemmi, Valentina and Coast, Ernestina and McDaid, David and Leone, Tiziana and Palfreyman, Alexis and Channer, Kerrie and Lund, Crick (2015) Relationship between suicidal behaviours and poverty in low and middle income countries: systematic review. In: 28th World Congress for the International Association for Suicide Prevention, 16-29 Jun 2015, Montreal, Canada

Iemmi, Valentina and Knapp, Martin (2015) Personalised approaches to learning disabilities and challenging behaviours: some new economic evidence. In: NIHR School for Social Care Research Annual Conference, 24 March 2015, London, UK

Iemmi, Valentina (2015) Strengthening mental health systems in low and middle income countries Health and Social Care at LSE (26 Feb 2015) Blog entry

Iemmi, Valentina and Knapp, Martin (2015) Autism: which interventions offer value for money? Health and Social Care at LSE (26 Oct 2015) Blog entry

Iemmi, Valentina and Knapp, Martin (2015) Positive behavioural support for adults with intellectual disabilities and behaviours that challenge Health and Social Care at LSE (3 Dec 2015) Blog entry

Iemmi, Valentina and Knapp, Martin (2015) Self-management for people with severe mental health problems Health and Social Care at LSE (30 Mar 2015) Blog entry

Iemmi, Valentina and Knapp, Martin and Saville, Maria and McLennan, Kathy and McWade, Paul and Toogood, Sandy (2015) Positive behavioural support for adults with intellectual disabilities and behaviour that challenges: an initial exploration of the economic case International Journal of Positive Behavioural Support, 5 (1). 16-25. ISSN 2047-0924

Iemmi, Valentina and Crepaz-Kay, David and Cyhlarova, Eva and Knapp, Martin (2015) Peer-led self-management for people with severe mental disorders: an economic evaluation Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice, 10 (1). 14-25. ISSN 1755-6228

Cyhlarova, Eva and Crepaz-Keay, David and Reeves, Rachel and Morgan, Kirsten and Iemmi, Valentina and Knapp, Martin (2015) An evaluation of peer-led self-management training for people with severe psychiatric diagnoses Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice, 10 (1). 3-13. ISSN 1755-6228

Brimblecombe, Nicola and Knapp, Martin and Murguia, Silvia and Mbeah-Bankas, Henrietta and Crane, Steve and Harris, Abi and Evans-Lacko, Sara and Ardino, Vittoria and Iemmi, Valentina and King, Derek (2015) The role of youth mental health services in the treatment of young people with serious mental illness: two-year outcomes and economic implications Early Intervention in Psychiatry. ISSN 1751-7893

Iemmi, Valentina and Gibson, Lorna and Blanchet, Karl and Suresh Kumar, K and Rath, Santosh and Hartley, Sally and Murthy, Gudlavalleti VS and Patel, Vikram and Weber, Joerg and Kuper, Hannah (2015) Community-based rehabilitation for people with disabilities in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review Campbell Systematic Reviews, 15. ISSN 18911803

2014

Knapp, Martin and Iemmi, Valentina (2014) The economic case for better mental health In: Davies, Sally, (ed.) Annual Report of the Chief Medical Officer 2013, Public Mental Health Priorities: Investing in the Evidence. Department of Health, London, UK, 147-156.

Iemmi, Valentina and Knapp, Martin and McDaid, David (2014) Investing in crisis care for people with schizophrenia makes moral and economic sense Health and Social Care at LSE (10 Oct 2014) Blog entry

Bauer, Annette and Iemmi, Valentina and Bayo, Adelaja and Knapp, Martin (2014) Maternal mental health should be everyone’s business Health and Social Care at LSE (7 Nov 2014) Blog entry

de Menil, Victoria and Iemmi, Valentina (2014) Have your say on the treatment gap in global mental health Health and Social Care at LSE (19 Jun 2014) Blog entry

Bauer, Annette and Knapp, Martin and Perkins, Margaret and Wistow, Gerald and Iemmi, Valentina and King, Derek (2014) The economic case for a befriending and practical at-home support scheme for older people in Shropshire, England LSE PSSRU and NIHR SSCR Research Findings, PSSRU, London School of Economics and Political Science, and NIHR School for Social Care Research, London, UK.

Bauer, Annette and Knapp, Martin and Perkins, Margaret and Wistow, Gerald and Iemmi, Valentina and King, Derek (2014) The economic case for a befriending and practical at-home support scheme for older people in Shropshire, England PSSRU Discussion Papers, 2881. PSSRU, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

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

Iemmi, Valentina (2013) Global mental health matters Health and Social Care at LSE (23 May 2013) Blog entry

Iemmi, Valentina and King, Derek and Bonin, Eva-Maria (2013) Centre for the Economics of Mental and Physical Health: 20 years of applying health economics in complex context Health and Social Care at LSE (13 Nov 2013) Blog entry

Iemmi, Valentina and Suresh Kumar, K and Blanchet, Karl and Gibson, Lorna and Hartley, Sally and Murthy, Gudlavalleti VS and Patel, Vikram and Weber, Joerg and Kuper, Hannah (2013) Community-based rehabilitation for people with physical and mental disabilities in low- and middle-income countries Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 7 (CD0106).

Knapp, Martin and Iemmi, Valentina and Romeo, Renee (2013) Dementia care costs and outcomes: a systematic review International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 28 (6). 551-561. ISSN 0885-6230

2012

Iemmi, Valentina and Malley, Juliette (2012) A rapid review of practices to improve and factors influencing the quality of long-term care: report to the UK Department of Health Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU), Canterbury, UK.

2010

Khandelwal, Sudhir and Avodé, Gilbert and Baingana, Florence and Conde, Bernado and Cruz, Marcelo and Deva, Parameshvara and Dumas, Michel and Gulbinat, Walter and Lopez, Carmen and Mayeya, John and Mubbashar, Malik H. and Mohit, Ahmad and Ndeti, David and Puras, Dainius and Saeed, Khalid and Schilder, Klaas and Silberberg, Donald and Tomov, Toma and Townsend, Clare and Iemmi, Valentina and Jenkins, Rachel (2010) Mental and neurological health research priorities setting in developing countries Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 45 (4). 487-495. ISSN 0933-7954

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