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Lithium in Neuropsychiatry : The Comprehensive Guide, Hardback Book

Lithium in Neuropsychiatry : The Comprehensive Guide Hardback

Edited by Michael Bauer, Bruno Muller-Oerlinghausen, Paul Grof


The definitive textbook on the use of lithium in the treatment of mental disorders, this comprehensive work provides an up-to-date analysis of lithium, including:HistoryClinical applications, including its use for mania, bipolar and schizophrenic disordersUse in special populations, for example in children, the elderly and people with medical conditionsThe effect on the body and behavior, including neurological, gastrointestinal, cardiovascular and dermatological effects, as well as those relating to the kidneys and thyroidBasic findings in pharmacology, chemistry, transport in the body, pharmacokinetics, signal transduction pathways, immune function, gene regulation. Practical issues, such as guidelines for safe use, discontinuation issues, compliance, intoxication, and economics. Edited by top experts from the International Group for the Study of Lithium Treated Patients (IGSLi), Lithium in Neuropsychiatry: A Comprehensive Guide is a unique and vital resource for psychiatrists, psychopharmacologists, psychotherapists and neuroscientists.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 532 pages, 33 Line drawings, black and white; 68 Tables, black and white; 1 Illustrations, black and
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Psychiatry
  • ISBN: 9781841845159



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