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7 Ways to Improve Lithium’s Tolerability

Most of the adverse effects of lithium are manageable—and a little knowledge goes a long way. ©Lightspring/Shutterstock

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Bipolar Disorder

Most of the adverse effects of lithium are manageable—and a little knowledge goes a long way.

Not just a nuisance, no-shows are an opportunity to turn things around for patients with bipolar disorder, whose treatment adherence hovers around 60%.

A window into what your colleagues actually think and do.

Here: a plethora of treatment options, including mood-lifting stabilizers, non-antidepressants, psychotherapy, and lifestyle interventions.

Do you think you have all the answers? For this quiz, you do.

This treatment is so implausible that scientists first used it as a placebo—before discovering it actually worked.

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