Professor David J. Anderson of the California Institute of Technology says the popular understanding of psychiatric disorders stems from our oversimplified view of the biological basis of these disorders.
There has been a spurt of new drugs for diabetes and cancer treatment in recent years. Those with neuropsychiatric diseases, however, have been left behind as advances in psychiatric pharmacology have not kept pace.
J&J's shares dropped drastically by more than 10% on Friday following the jury's order and the emergence of reports claiming that the company knew about the presence of the cancer-causing substance for decades.
The development assumes significance as India has time and again asked for greater market access for its goods and services, including IT, pharmaceuticals and agriculture, in the Chinese market to reduce the widening trade deficit.