Mind over matter - depression: the ups and downs of a troubled pipeline
This article was originally published in Scrip
Depression is one of the most difficult CNS diseases to diagnose and treat. Despite this significant unmet need, the development of new products is frustratingly slow. We review the latest progress in this area.
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