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Recalibrating the risks and benefits of lithium therapy

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posted on 2017-07-01, 00:00 authored by Michael BerkMichael Berk, Stephanie Cowdery, Lana WilliamsLana Williams, G S Malhi
Recent data might subtly recalibrate the risk/benefit ratio of lithium, the prototypical mood stabiliser for bipolar disorder. There are hints that lithium might be associated with a reduction in dementia risk and as noted in this Journal, a surprising reduction in the risk of cancer.

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British journal of psychiatry

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211

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1

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1 - 2

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Cambridge University Press

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Cambridge, Eng.

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1472-1465

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eng

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