Lithium augmentation in treatment-resistant depression: meta-analysis of placebo-controlled studies.

  title={Lithium augmentation in treatment-resistant depression: meta-analysis of placebo-controlled studies.},
  author={M. Bauer and S. Dopfmer},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychopharmacology},
  volume={19 5},
  • M. Bauer, S. Dopfmer
  • Published 1999
  • Medicine
  • Journal of clinical psychopharmacology
  • The addition of lithium to the treatment regimens of previously nonresponding depressed patients has been repeatedly investigated in controlled studies. The authors undertook this meta-analysis to investigate the efficacy of lithium augmentation of conventional antidepressants. An attempt was made to identify all placebo-controlled trials of lithium augmentation in refractory depression. Only double-blind studies that involved participants who had been treated with lithium or placebo addition… CONTINUE READING
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