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Lookup NU author(s): Emeritus Professor Nicol Ferrier,
Dr Lindsey Ferrie,
Dr Karine Macritchie
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New data have emerged over the past 10 years regarding the efficacy and mechanisms of action of lithium. This article briefly summarises the evidence for the use of lithium to treat affective disorders and psychosis, reviews its putative anti-suicidal effect, highlights new research on its mechanism of action and provides an update on some important side-effects and consequences of its use.
Author(s): Ferrier IN, Ferrie LJ, Macritchie KA
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
Journal: Advances in Psychiatric Treatment
Print publication date: 01/01/2006
ISSN (print): 1355-5146
ISSN (electronic): 1472-1481
Publisher: Royal College of Psychiatrists
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