Clinical uses of lithium salts

  title={Clinical uses of lithium salts},
  author={Randall E. Frost and Fathy S. Messiha},
  journal={Brain Research Bulletin},
A comprehensive overview of the clinical aspects of lithium therapy is presented. Emphasis is placed on recent developments regarding the clinical uses of Li2CO3 in non-psychiatric conditions. The established efficacy of the drug in the treatment and prophylaxis of mania and bipolar affective disorders is noted, and the evidence supporting the use of lithium salts as a prophylactic agent in unipolar depression, aggressive behavior, schizophrenic disorders and organic brain dysfunction is… CONTINUE READING