From PCORI Website
An estimated 43.6 million American adults—nearly one in five—have mental illness. Anxiety and mood disorders, including depression, are the most common forms. While these conditions are usually treatable, clinicians often don’t have a good way to predict who will respond to which therapies, so patients may have to try different types of treatments.
Two leaders of MoodNetwork, one of the partner networks that make up PCORnet, the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network, know this issue well. PCORnet is a PCORI initiative to harness the power of data and unique partnerships to conduct important health research faster, more efficiently, and at lower cost than was previously possible.
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