Lithium Information Center

About the Lithium Information Center

Founded, the Lithium Information Center is a resource for information on lithium treatment of bipolar disorders and on other medical and biological applications of lithium. Currently the Center has more than 44,000 references on file. Information is readily available on all aspects of the biomedical uses of lithium including:

  • history
  • pharmacokinetics
  • administration and dosage
  • monitoring procedures
  • side effects
  • use in pregnancy
  • interactions with other drugs
  • environmental exposure to lithium
  • psychiatric and non-psychiatric uses

General information about the Information Centers

Patient Guides relating to the treatment of Bipolar Disorder or Depression

Lithium and Bipolar Disorder: A Guide

Divalproex and Bipolar Disorder: A Guide

Carbamazepine and Bipolar Disorder: A Guide

Oxcarbazepine and Bipolar Disorder: A Guide

Electroconvulsive Therapy: A Guide

Depression and Antidepressants: A Guide

In addition to our patient information booklets, we offer 19 packets with information addressing frequently asked questions on bipolar disorder, lithium and mood stabilizers. These packets contain recent articles on such topics as "treatment of bipolar depression", "child & adolescent bipolar disorder" and "treatment of bipolar disorder in the elderly". Please take a look at the information packets we offer.