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Overview of Therapeutic and Prophylactic Trials with Lithium in Psychiatric Patients

  • Ronald R. Fieve


The material presented so far in this volume, relating to the present chapter, offers a wealth of information relevant to research design and methodology, problems of controlled clinical trials, statistical analysis of data, moral and ethical problems of treatment, the use of lithium in manic states and in depression, and lithium maintenance in recurrent affective and other psychiatric disorders.


Affective Disorder Electroshock Therapy Bipolar Illness York State Psychiatric Institute Major Affective Disorder 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ronald R. Fieve
    • 1
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  1. 1.Department of Mental HygieneLithium Outpatient Clinic and Metabolic Research Unit New York State Psychiatric InstituteNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.College of Physicians and SurgeonsColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA

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