Anxiety Disorders and Depression Treatment Market Is on a Decline Due to Patent Expiry of Major Antidepressants

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), depression and anxiety disorders, including stress-related psychiatric conditions, would rival cardiovascular diseases by 2020 as the major health disorder with the highest disease burden globally.


Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 08/31/2016 -- Anxiety disorders and depression are common psychiatric disorders that affect a large number of people during their lifetime. This study provides the market analysis for the major drug classes used for the treatment of anxiety disorders and depression. The stakeholders of this report include established pharmaceutical companies as well as new entrants who wish to enter the market.

The market overview chapter, which has been provided in the study, analyzes the current market dynamics and other trends such as drivers, restraints, opportunities that would govern the present and future circumstances of the anxiety disorder and depression treatment market. Furthermore, Porter's five forces analysis has been incorporated in this research to provide the competitive status of the anxiety disorders and depression treatment market; and market attractiveness analysis has been included to describe the market position across various geographies. Event impact analysis has been provided in this report for better understanding the significant events that have taken place in the past and are planned for the future and which might have a major impact on industry growth. Regulatory framework has also been discussed in this section to provide an overall idea about the regulatory scenario across the major geographies.

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This research on anxiety disorders and depression treatment has been categorized based on various classes of drugs that are generally used for the treatment of these psychiatric conditions. Various drug classes considered while estimating the overall market are selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs), tetracyclic antidepressants (TeCAs), monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs), benzodiazepines, beta-blockers, atypical antipsychotics and anticonvulsants. The market for these drug classes has been comprehensively analyzed based on the expiry, launch, sales revenue, efficacy and geographic presence of leading drugs in each of the classes mentioned above. Market revenue (USD million) for each of these drug classes has been provided in the research for the period 2012 to 2020 in terms of USD million, with CAGR for the forecast period 2014 to 2020, taking into account 2013 as the base year.

In terms of geography, the global anxiety disorders and depression treatment market has been categorized into four major regions: North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Rest of the World (RoW). In the geography section of the report, the market revenue (USD million) of various drug classes used for the treatment of anxiety disorders and depression for each of these geographic regions for 2012 and 2020 along with forecast period from 2014 to 2020 has been provided and explained in detail.

The chapter on competitive landscape included in the report provides a detailed market share analysis of the major leading companies in the anxiety disorders and depression treatment market, in terms of percentage share for the year 2013. The detailed market share analysis of the industry participants involved in the market would help new organizations to identify the product portfolio of established global players and understand the business plans followed by key companies for sustaining in the market. Several pointers on strategic recommendations have also been provided for new industry participants as well as established organizations to help in securing a strong position in the global market and improve market share. Furthermore, the research comprises a chapter on pipeline analysis for this industry that includes sales forecast for recently launched drugs and potential drugs that are undergoing phase III clinical trials and are expected to be marketed during the forecast period.

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The report provides in-depth company profiles of major players in the anxiety disorders and depression treatment market based on a variety of characteristics such as company overview, financial overview, product portfolio, business strategies and recent developments. Major players profiled in this study include AstraZeneca plc, Eli Lilly and Company, Forest Laboratories, Inc., Johnson and Johnson, GlaxoSmithKline plc, H. Lundbeck A/S, Pfizer, Inc., Merck & Co., Inc. and Sanofi S.A.

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