2012-11-30 11:00:33 - U.S. Markets for Addiction & Substance Abuse Treatment - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com
* The U.S. market for substance abuse treatment and diagnosis increased slightly from $2.6 billion in 2007 to $2.7 billion in 2008. It should reach $3.1 billion in 2013, for a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.7%.* Pharmaceutical treatments have the largest share of the market, worth $2.4 billion in 2007 and $2.5 billion in 2008. This should reach $2.8 billion in 2013, for a CAGR of 2.3%.* Diagnostic testing is the second largest market segment, generating $216.0 million in 2007 and $230.0 million in 2008. This segment is expected to increase at a CAGR 5.9% to reach $307.0 million in 2013.
This report details the complicated world of substance abuse. The increased prevalence of substance abuse poses a threat
to the health and welfare of many populations throughout the world. Recreational drugs play a major role in crime and corruption and are becoming a larger problem each year. Abuse of prescription drugs and alcohol places a heavy burden on health resources due to the subsequent medical problems.Breaking the substance abuse cycle is a difficult and tedious process. Pharmaceutical manufacturers have developed several products to assist in recovery from substance abuse. Those products are detailed in the report. Also discussed are the products to help employers, parents, social workers, and other groups and organizations detect for substance abuse.The objectives of the study are to heighten the awareness of drug abuse and to identify preparations, tests, and important advancements in the drug abuse treatment arena. The study analyzes the new therapeutics and diagnostics for drug abuse treatment from a current standpoint as well as what is on the horizon. Manufacturers of pharmaceutical products have been reluctant to invest valuable time and resources into this market because of the issues facing the market. As a result, the problem of drug abuse continues to grow.REASONS FOR DOING THE STUDYThis study is presented to increase the awareness of substance abuse and identify pharmaceutical preparations that are used to treat addictions.INTENDED AUDIENCEBecause of the evolving nature of this important area of medicine, executives of substance abuse pharmaceuticals must remain ever vigilant to the changing environment and strive to keep abreast of new and currently used modalities in all facets of substance abuse treatmentSCOPE OF REPORTThe study is designed to be a comprehensive business tool that provides an in-depth look at the world of substance abuse treatments and diagnostics. The geographic scope of the report is the United States.The report identifies the different drugs of addiction; gives a brief explanation of the drug; outlines the characteristics of the drug; cites complications of the drug; presents current diagnostic testing; outlines current treatments, market size, and market participants; and discusses new developments and research. The report describes the industry in detail, its relationship to the healthcare industry, its economic consequences, its participants, and its trends for the future.The following areas are addressed in this report:Stimulants* Tobacco
* Cocaine, CrackDepressants* Sedatives and Hypnotics
* OpiatesHallucinogensDiagnostic Testing* Point-of-Care
* HomeEach subsegment is discussed in detail, describing the drug, complications, diagnostic testing, therapeutic management, and current products on the market to treat abuse of the drug.&
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