Cognitieve bijwerkingen van lithium; een meta-analyse en aanbevelingen

B. M. G. Arts, A. Honig*, W. J. Riedel, R. W. H. M. Ponds

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Abstract

In this study a meta-analysis is presented of the literature concerning cognitive effects of lithium in patients with bipolar disorder. Lithium has a detrimental effect on memory and speed of information-processing. This may have negative consequences for daily functioning, e.g. driving. At the end we make some recommendations for testing the effects of lithium on cognition in daily practice.
Original languageDutch
Pages (from-to)460-468
JournalTijdschrift voor Psychiatrie
Volume40
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1998
Externally publishedYes

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