Clinical Investigations on the Efficacy and Tolerability of Rubidium Chloride

  • V. Rapisarda
  • G. A. Sorge
  • A. Virzì
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Abstract

Rubidium (atomic number 37, atomic weight 85.47), discovered in 1861 by Kirchof and Bunsen, is an alkali metal belonging to the same periodic series as sodium, potassium, cesium, and lithium (Meltzer et al. 1969). It is widespread in nature, being present in the earth’s crust and in vegetable and animal organisms. There are also physiological traces of rubidium in man (Rutigliano et al. 1980).

Keywords

Depression Ischemia Lithium Dopamine Schizophrenia 

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  • V. Rapisarda
  • G. A. Sorge
  • A. Virzì

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