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Re: Lithium antidepressant augmentation?

Posted by linkadge on July 13, 2005, at 6:22:14

In reply to Re: Lithium antidepressant augmentation?, posted by med_empowered on July 13, 2005, at 3:07:26

"the rate of successful suicide attempts is decreased by the use of mood-stabilizers"

I belive the only mood stabalizer shown to reduce suicide is lithium. The same anti-suicide effect has not been found with tegretol or carbamazapine.

I could be wrong, but I've read that in a few places.





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