Lithium treatment effects on the neuropsychological functioning of patients with bipolar I disorder.

@article{LpezJaramillo2010LithiumTE,
  title={Lithium treatment effects on the neuropsychological functioning of patients with bipolar I disorder.},
  author={Carlos L{\'o}pez-Jaramillo and Juan Lopera-V{\'a}squez and Jorge Ospina-Duque and Jenny Garc{\'i}a and Aurora Gallo and Vladimir Cortez and Carlos Palacio and C Torrent and Anabel Mart{\'i}nez-Ar{\'a}n and Eduard Vieta},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  year={2010},
  volume={71 8},
  pages={1055-60}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine if medication plays a major role in cognitive impairment in bipolar disorder and if regular treatment with lithium influences the cognitive performance of a group of euthymic patients with bipolar I disorder. METHOD Cognitive performance was assessed using neuropsychological tests of attention, memory, and executive function on 60 subjects: 20 euthymic bipolar I patients with no medication intake, 20 euthymic bipolar I patients who were following regular treatment with… CONTINUE READING
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