Journal article

The cost of healthcare for children with mental health difficulties

Nina Lucas, Jordana K Bayer, Lisa Gold, Fiona K Mensah, Louise Canterford, Melissa Wake, Elizabeth M Westrupp, Jan M Nicholson

Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry | SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD | Published : 2013

Grants

Awarded by NHMRC Population Health Capacity Building Grants


Awarded by NHMRC Early Career Research Fellowships


Awarded by NHMRC Career Development Awards


Funding Acknowledgements

This article uses confidential unit record files from the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC) survey. The LSAC project was initiated and funded by the Commonwealth Department of Families, Housing, Community Services, and Indigenous Affairs and was managed by the Australian Institute of Family Studies. The findings and views reported in this article are those of the authors and should not be attributed to either the Commonwealth Department of Families, Housing, Community Services, and Indigenous Affairs or the Australian Institute of Family Studies. We thank all the families participating in the LSAC study. Drs Mensah, Bayer and Gold were funded by NHMRC Population Health Capacity Building Grants (FM, JB: 436914 and LG: 425855), NHMRC Early Career Research Fellowships (FM: 1037449; LG: 1035100), and Australian Rotary Health Postdoctoral Fellowship (JB). Professors Wake and Nicholson were supported by NHMRC Career Development Awards (MW: 546405; JN: 390136). MCRI research is supported by the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Program, and the Parenting Research Centre receives funding from the Victorian Government Department of Education and Early Child Development. We acknowledge the peer review provided by the LSAC analysis group comprising staff from the Parenting Research Centre and Murdoch Childrens Research Institute.