Moving from 'diagnose and treat' to 'predict and pre-empt' in neuropsychiatric disorders

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Abstract

What could be the benefits of moving the treatment paradigm for serious neuropsychiatric disorders towards earlier intervention, and what is needed to achieve this?

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Acknowledgements

The authors wish to thank Thomas R. Insel for useful conversations and insights for the development of this commentary.

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Correspondence to Vaibhav A. Narayan or Husseini K. Manji.

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V.A.N. and H.K.M. are employees of Janssen Research & Development, LLC.

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Narayan, V., Manji, H. Moving from 'diagnose and treat' to 'predict and pre-empt' in neuropsychiatric disorders. Nat Rev Drug Discov 15, 71–72 (2016) doi:10.1038/nrd.2015.20

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