A double-blind placebo-controlled study of lithium in hospitalized aggressive children and adolescents with conduct disorder.

@article{Malone2000ADP,
  title={A double-blind placebo-controlled study of lithium in hospitalized aggressive children and adolescents with conduct disorder.},
  author={Richard P. Malone and M A Delaney and James F Luebbert and J Cater and M Campbell},
  journal={Archives of general psychiatry},
  year={2000},
  volume={57 7},
  pages={649-54}
}
  • Richard P. Malone, M A Delaney, +2 authors M Campbell
  • Published 2000 in Archives of general psychiatry
BACKGROUND A subgroup of children and adolescents with conduct disorder are characterized by severe and persistent aggression. Although there is no agreed on treatment for such aggression, lithium carbonate has shown promise in some studies involving children. Our study was designed to critically assess the efficacy of lithium in the treatment of aggression in children and adolescents using a measure specific for aggression. METHODS Subjects were inpatients with conduct disorder hospitalized… CONTINUE READING

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