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Efficacy and tolerability of lithium in treating acute mania in youth with bipolar disorder: Protocol for a systematic review

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Epidemiological, clinical, and high-risk studies have provided evidence that the peak period for onset of diagnosable episodes of mania and hypomania starts in mid to late adolescence. Moreover, clinically significant manic symptoms may occur even earlier, especially in children at familial risk. Lithium is the gold standard treatment for acute mania in adults, yet to our knowledge, there is no published systematic review assessing lithium treatment of mania in children or ado...

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10.1186/s40345-017-0092-6

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Hugh's College
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SpringerOpen
Journal:
International Journal of Bipolar Disorders More from this journal
Volume:
5
Issue:
22
Publication date:
2017-06-13
Acceptance date:
2017-03-17
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2194-7511
ISSN:
2194-7511
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686361
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2017-03-20

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