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Hallucinations in bipolar disorder: characteristics and comparison to unipolar depression and schizophrenia.
Among patients with major affective disorders, those with hallucinations were less well-educated, had higher anxiety scores, less insight into the illness, and their hospitalizations averaged 17% longer than those with schizophrenia. Expand
Lithium in the public water supply and suicide mortality in Texas.
The findings provide confirmatory evidence that higher lithium levels in the public drinking water are associated with lower suicide rates, and needs clarification through examination of possible neurobiological effects of low natural lithium doses. Expand
World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry (WFSBP) Guidelines for Biological Treatment of Unipolar Depressive Disorders in Primary Care
These practical guidelines for the biological treatment of unipolar depressive disorders in primary care settings were developed by an international Task Force of the World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry and offer practical recommendations for general practitioners encountering patients with these conditions. Expand
Time experience and time judgment in major depression, mania and healthy subjects. A controlled study of 93 subjects
Objective:  Studies on the time sense of depressed patients have revealed inconsistent results. Manic patients have been almost neglected.
Spontaneous Speech of Patients With Dementia of the Alzheimer Type and Mild Cognitive Impairment
It is confirmed that DAT patients have distinct semantic speech disturbances whereas they are not impaired in the amount of produced speech. Expand
Lithium’s Emerging Role in the Treatment of Refractory Major Depressive Episodes: Augmentation of Antidepressants
Augmentation of antidepressants with lithium is currently the best-evidenced augmentation therapy in the treatment of depressed patients who do not respond to antidepressants. Expand
Temporal relation between sleep and mood in patients with bipolar disorder.
In most patients with a significant cross correlation between sleep and/or bedrest and mood, the mood change occurred on the day following the change in sleep and or bedrest, most commonly with a time latency of one day. Expand
Lithium Augmentation Therapy in Refractory Depression: Clinical Evidence and Neurobiological Mechanisms
  • M. Bauer, M. Adli, +4 authors T. Bschor
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne…
  • 1 August 2003
Augmentation of antidepressants with lithium is the best-documented augmentation therapy in the treatment of refractory depression and emerging data from animal studies suggest that the 5-HTergic system is involved in the augmentatory effect of lithium. Expand
Prophylaxis Latency and Outcome in Bipolar Disorders
Objective: To analyze new and reviewed findings to evaluate relations between treatment response and latency from onset of bipolar disorder (BD) to the start of mood-stabilizer prophylaxis. Method:Expand
Are antidepressants effective? A debate on their efficacy for the treatment of major depression in adults
It is shown the drugs do not reduce suicidal events when compared to placebo, and efficacy differences to placebo are often too small to prove clinical relevance. Expand