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Inpharma Weekly

, Volume 1200, Issue 1, pp 3–3 | Cite as

Lithium

use it ‘appropriately and properly
  • Peter Harrigan
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Abstract

Lithium was first used as a mood stabiliser by Australian psychiatrist Dr John Cade in 1948. Despite the introduction of many mood stabilisers since, lithium has maintained its place with many clinicians as a clinically useful drug, especially in the treatment of bipolar disorders. At the International Congress on Depressive Disorders [ Melbourne, Australia; July 1999 ], psychiatrist Professor Graham Burrows from the University of Melbourne, Australia, discussed the way in which he uses lithium, and the importance of monitoring lithium blood concentrations.

Keywords

Lithium Psoriasis Bipolar Disorder Acne Mood Stabiliser 
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© Adis International Ltd 1999

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  • Peter Harrigan

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