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Lithium in the prevention of suicide in mood disorders: updated systematic review and meta-analysis.

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To assess whether lithium has a specific preventive effect for suicide and self harm in people with unipolar and bipolar mood disorders. Systematic review and meta-analysis. Medline, Embase, CINAHL, PsycINFO, CENTRAL, web based clinical trial registries, major textbooks, authors of important papers and other experts in the discipline, and websites of pharmaceutical companies that manufacture lithium or the comparator drugs (up to January 2013). Randomised controlled trials comparing lithium w...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
346
Publication date:
2013-01-01
EISSN:
1756-1833
URN:
uuid:5c25b622-1c55-4f30-81c1-563348371118
Source identifiers:
447346
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pubs:447346

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