Mental Health

Mental wellbeing is not just beneficial for you – it can also lead to lower healthcare costs

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Mental illness may describe various conditions – such as depression or anxiety. Image: Unsplash/Anthony Tran

Ziggi Ivan Santini
Research Scientist in Mental Health, University of Southern Denmark
Vibeke Jenny Koushede
Professor and Head of the Department of Psychology, University of Copenhagen
Sarah Stewart-Brown
Chair of Public Health, University of Warwick
David McDaid
Associate Professorial Research Fellow, London School of Economics and Political Science
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