Use of lithium in the treatment of bipolar disorder in late-life.

Abstract

Lithium is the oldest and still one of the most frequently prescribed mood stabilizers in the treatment of bipolar disorder. Nonetheless, the evidence for lithium efficacy in older patients with bipolar disorder is almost entirely extrapolated from younger adult patients. Here we review the literature on lithium in older patients with bipolar disorder… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11920-011-0228-9

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