Lithium in Neuropsychiatry: The Comprehensive Guide by Michael Bauer,Paul Grof,Bruno Muller-Oerlinghausen

By Michael Bauer,Paul Grof,Bruno Muller-Oerlinghausen

The definitive textbook at the use of lithium within the therapy of psychological problems, this entire paintings presents an updated research of lithium, including:

  • History

  • Clinical purposes, together with its use for mania, bipolar and schizophrenic disorders

  • Use in certain populations, for instance in children, the elderly and individuals with clinical conditions

  • The influence at the physique and behaviour, together with neurological, gastrointestinal, cardiovascular and dermatological results, in addition to these in relation to the kidneys and thyroid

  • Basic findings in pharmacology, chemistry, delivery within the physique, pharmacokinetics, sign transduction pathways, immune functionality, gene regulation.

  • Practical concerns, resembling guidance for secure use, discontinuation matters, compliance, intoxication, and economics.

Edited through best specialists from the overseas team for the research of Lithium taken care of sufferers (IGSLi), Lithium in Neuropsychiatry: A accomplished Guide is a different and important source for psychiatrists, psychopharmacologists, psychotherapists and neuroscientists.

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