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References for "Lithium-induced kidney problems"

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References for "Questions & answers: Preventing post-traumatic stress disorder"

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Infection, inflammation, and mental illness

There is growing evidence that the immune system's response to inflammation may be linked to depression. Research is examining whether combining antidepressant medication with an anti-inflammatory may be more effective for certain patients. (Locked) More »

Treating premenstrual dysphoric disorder

Women who experience severe premenstrual symptoms may have a condition called premenstrual dysphoric disorder. Antidepressants may relieve these symptoms and, depending on the person, can be taken intermittently instead of daily.   More »

Lithium-induced kidney problems

Lithium is one of the most effective treatments for bipolar disorder, but long-term lithium use may cause kidney problems. Kidney function of patients should be monitored through regular testing. More »

Questions & answers

To prevent post-traumatic stress disorder, is it helpful to provide psychotherapy to everyone who has been exposed to a significant trauma? (Locked) More »