Future of Behavioral Healthcare Paradigms, Forecast to 2022

The annual global cost of mental illnesses is set to rise to a whopping $6 trillion in 2030, from $2.5 trillion in 2010. Furthermore, the global treatment gap in 2004 for disorders such as depression and anxiety was more than 50% (half of the patients went untreated). Unfortunately, the situation has still not changed significantly. A growing body of evidence suggests that mental and physical health are fundamentally linked, indicating the need for holistic treatment approaches to include behavioral health for better patient outcomes. This research service analyzes the behavioral health market, its drivers such as the emergence of digital health technologies and gradually improving awareness, as well as restraints such as reimbursement issues and cultural stigma which prevent its growth. New focus areas in the care continuum are prevention (recognizing early symptoms and preventing worsening of the disease) and recovery (ensuring treated patients become productive members of the society). This study also assesses how treating the patients’ physical as well as behavioral health issues together will become the new model of integrated care delivery.
Published: 12 Jan 2017

Future of Behavioral Healthcare Paradigms, Forecast to 2022

Digital Solutions to Address Challenges in Patient Engagement and Support

The annual global cost of mental illnesses is set to rise to a whopping $6 trillion in 2030, from $2.5 trillion in 2010. Furthermore, the global treatment gap in 2004 for disorders such as depression and anxiety was more than 50% (half of the patients went untreated). Unfortunately, the situation has still not changed significantly. A growing body of evidence suggests that mental and physical health are fundamentally linked, indicating the need for holistic treatment approaches to include behavioral health for better patient outcomes. This research service analyzes the behavioral health market, its drivers such as the emergence of digital health technologies and gradually improving awareness, as well as restraints such as reimbursement issues and cultural stigma which prevent its growth. New focus areas in the care continuum are prevention (recognizing early symptoms and preventing worsening of the disease) and recovery (ensuring treated patients become productive members of the society). This study also assesses how treating the patients’ physical as well as behavioral health issues together will become the new model of integrated care delivery.

Key Questions this Study will Answer

  • Why is behavioral health increasing in importance and how is it related to physical health?
  • How do regions fare in terms of behavioral health disease burdens, funding, resources, and uptake of services?
  • What are the future trends and new market opportunities in behavioral health?
  • What market sub-segments in digital health are impacting behavioral health?
  • What novel approaches are being leveraged by existing companies and start-ups to address the various challenges in behavioral healthcare?

Features of this Research

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