Rubidium Chloride in Recurrent Depression: Clinical and Biological Correlates

  • E. Aguglia
  • I. Allegranti
  • G. Conti
  • M. De Vanna
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Abstract

Rubidium, an alkali metal, has been used for over a century in human therapy in the form of rubidium salts, but it has only recently been introduced in psychiatric pharmacology (DeAngelis et al. 1988). Physiologically, rubidium is very similar to potassium, with which it can easily be substituted at a metabolic level.

Keywords

Placebo Depression Lithium Dopamine Diarrhea 

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  • E. Aguglia
  • I. Allegranti
  • G. Conti
  • M. De Vanna

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