Depression pp 137-147 | Cite as

Prevention of Recurrent Affective Disorder

  • Jonathan O. Cole


Prophylactic pharmacotherapy for affective disorders is an idea whose time has really come. In the past year, two excellent reviews of the literature on the subject appeared in major psychiatric journals.1,2 There are now available also two books of technical papers on basic and clinical aspects of lithium as a drug and as a treatment.3,4 The latter book is primarily British in origin; both contain chapters on a variety of subjects by a wide range of authors.


Affective Disorder Bipolar Patient Mood Swing Affective Illness Prophylactic Efficacy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jonathan O. Cole
    • 1
  1. 1.McLean HospitalBelmontUSA

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