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The spread of lithium therapy

  • F. Neil Johnson

Abstract

In recent times, the advent of computerised systems for information storage, classification, retrieval and dissemination has made the communication of scientific ideas a very rapid and generalised process. It is no longer possible to trace, with any degree of precision, who told what to whom, when, and with what effect. To the historian interested in disentangling the social from the scientific elements in the spread of ideas, this communications revolution has been a disaster of immense proportions.

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Lithium Treatment Ward Round Lithium Therapy Lithium Salt Affective Illness 
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© F. Neil Johnson 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Neil Johnson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of LancasterUK

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