The Importance of Precision Medicine in Mental Health

For a field of treatment as highly varied as mental health, precision is key. For most patients prescribed psychotropics, their dosage relies heavily on a trial-and-error process to narrow in on the correct and most effective amount for their personal health. This is why precision medicine is so important to the field of mental health: taking into account an individual's genes in compliment with additional health factors could help them to find the right medicine faster, or even save lives. Read more from Tori Utley, a Forbes Under 30 Contributor, on why the development of personalized medicine for mental health is so important.