Invited commentary on … Lithium treatment and risk for dementia in adults with bipolar disorder

Calum Sutherland, Ashleigh C Duthie

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    Abstract

    Alzheimer's disease clinical trials are failing at an alarming rate, highlighting the desperate need for novel thinking to combat this escalating health crisis. A recent large-scale population study indicates that lithium treatment reduces dementia development, supporting preclinical mechanistic evidence that this commonly used agent might be clinically valuable in dementia.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)52-54
    Number of pages3
    JournalBritish Journal of Psychiatry
    Volume207
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jul 2015

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