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INFOGRAPHIC: Mental Health; A Road Still Less Travelled By Pharma

Executive Summary

The scope of mental disorders and increasing patient numbers represent opportunity for pharma and biotech, but historically these conditions have carried high risk/low success rate labels. As the number of patients continues to grow with the world's expanding and aging population, voids in available drug treatments for some conditions will become more apparent.

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