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James W. Jefferson, MD and John H. Greist, MD

Lithium & Bipolar Disorder: A Guide

Are you taking lithium? Will you be taking lithium in the future?

Lithium and Bipolar Disorder: A Guide is a must for anyone taking lithium or anyone contemplating its use for bipolar disorder (manic depression) or a related disorder. This booklet can also be of great help to family members, friends, medical professionals and others interested in learning about lithium treatment. Last revised in July,, this 34 page booklet is a guide to understanding what lithium is, how it is used to treat bipolar disorder, and what side effects might occur during treatment.

Written by leading experts on bipolar disorder, this booklet has been helpful to thousands of patients since it was first published. More than 600,000 copies have been distributed, worldwide.