Lithium is a first-line treatment for bipolar disorder in adults, but its mechanism of action is still far from clear. Furthermore, evidences of its use in pediatric populations are sparse, not only for bipolar disorders, but also for other possible indications.

Putative Mechanisms of Action and Clinical Use of Lithium in Children and Adolescents: A Critical Review

Catone, Gennaro
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2019-01-01

Abstract

Lithium is a first-line treatment for bipolar disorder in adults, but its mechanism of action is still far from clear. Furthermore, evidences of its use in pediatric populations are sparse, not only for bipolar disorders, but also for other possible indications.
Children
adolescents
efficacy
lithium
mechanism of action
pharmacokinetics
safety.
Adolescent
Age Factors
Antidepressive Agents
Antimanic Agents
Bipolar Disorder
Child
Clinical Trials as Topic
Depressive Disorder, Major
Humans
Lithium Compounds
Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
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