Are mental disorders orphan diseases?

Are mental disorders orphan diseases?

J Psychiatry Neurosci 2020;45(2):75-78 | PDF

Nicolas Garel, MD; Ridha Joober MD, PhD


Affiliations: From the Department of Psychiatry, McGill University (Garel, Joober); and the Douglas Mental Health University Institute, (Joober) Montreal, Que, Canada.

Competing interests: R. Joober sits on the advisory boards and speakers’ bureaus of Pfizer, Janssen Ortho, BMS, Sunovion, Otsuka, Lundbeck, Perdue and Myelin; he has received grant funding from them and from AstraZeneca and HLS. He has received honoraria from Janssen Canada, Shire, Lundbeck, Otsuka, Pfizer and Perdue for CME presentations and royalties from Henry Stewart talks. No other competing interests were declared.

DOI: 10.1503/jpn.200026

Correspondence to: R. Joober, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, 6875 LaSalle Blvd, Montreal, QC, H4H 1R3; ridha.joober@douglas.mcgill.ca