Journal article icon

Journal article

Lithium in the prevention of suicidal behavior and all-cause mortality in patients with mood disorders: a systematic review of randomized trials.

Abstract:

OBJECTIVE: Observational studies suggest that long-term lithium treatment has a strong antisuicidal effect in mood disorders, but it is uncertain whether this association is a genuine therapeutic effect or is due to confounding factors in nonrandomized studies. The authors conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials to investigate the effect of lithium, compared to placebo and other active treatments, on the risk of suicide, deliberate self-harm, and all-cause mortal...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published

Actions


Access Document


Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Journal:
American journal of psychiatry More from this journal
Volume:
162
Issue:
10
Pages:
1805-1819
Publication date:
2005-10-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1535-7228
ISSN:
0002-953X
Language:
English
Keywords:
Pubs id:
pubs:127552
UUID:
uuid:0d6475ec-4806-4207-9991-d905067485e7
Local pid:
pubs:127552
Source identifiers:
127552
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP