Opinion: Preventing market failure in brain health: Moving toward fixes in investment, operations, and governance

The world is in the midst an escalating global crisis of brain health, by which we mean all mental health and neurological disorders across the lifespan, from autism and schizophrenia to Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.

The existing workforce of health care providers cannot keep up with this brain health epidemic, and existing approaches to care are woefully inadequate. Screening is rarely implemented. Diagnosis is often subjective. Treatment is largely trial and error.

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