In this podcast, Chris Aiken, MD reviews ways to reduce risks that can be associated with treatment for bipolar disorder.
In this episode, Dr Chris Aiken reviews ways to reduce risks that can be associated with lithium treatment for bipolar disorder.
Dr Aiken is the Director of the Mood Treatment Center and an Instructor in Clinical Psychiatry at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine. As the Editor in Chief of The Carlat Psychiatry Report, he hosts a weekly podcast with Kellie Newsome on psychiatric practice.
He has served as a subinvestigator on phase-III clinical trials and his research interests include diagnosis of mood disorders, novel pharmacologic agents, and natural and environmental approaches to mental health. He is the Bipolar Disorder Section Co-Editor for Psychiatric Times.
For more on this topic, see 6 Ways to Protect the Kidneys While Prescribing Lithium.