Lithium in mood disorders: increasing evidence base, declining use?

@article{Young2007LithiumIM,
  title={Lithium in mood disorders: increasing evidence base, declining use?},
  author={Allan Hunter Young and Judith M Hammond},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={2007},
  volume={191},
  pages={
          474-6
        }
}
Use of lithium for the treatment of bipolar disorder may be declining even as knowledge of the efficacy and side-effects of lithium has increased. Recent meta-analyses confirm the benefits of maintenance lithium treatment and show that it reduces suicide and suicidality. Psychiatrists should continue to utilise this efficacious treatment for bipolar… CONTINUE READING