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Latest maintenance data on lithium in bipolar disorder.

Abstract:

Although lithium is generally considered to be the gold standard for maintenance therapy in bipolar disorder, evidence of its efficacy has rested on only a small number of adequately designed studies. Results from the lamotrigine bipolar trials, which included lithium as an active comparator, will substantially increase confidence in long-term lithium treatment. In a meta-analysis of these data, lithium was significantly more effective than placebo in preventing relapse in patients with bipol...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Journal:
European neuropsychopharmacology : the journal of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology
Volume:
13 Suppl 2
Issue:
SUPPL. 2
Pages:
S51-S55
Publication date:
2003-08-05
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EISSN:
1873-7862
ISSN:
0924-977X
URN:
uuid:f5aec9df-e723-4ad0-ab4d-7fa24a745498
Source identifiers:
98038
Local pid:
pubs:98038

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