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Re: Lithium in suicide prevention -- short review undopaminergic

Posted by SLS on February 1, 2023, at 8:57:50

In reply to Re: Lithium in suicide prevention -- short review SLS, posted by undopaminergic on February 1, 2023, at 8:27:14

Hi, UD

> > How does lithium work to prevent suicide?


> The article doesn't say. That's one of the reasons it left me wanting for more information.


> > When I took lithium at high dosages, I felt passive. I wonder if passivity is a component of its anti-suicide properties.


> I think not, because lithium seems to exert an anti-suicidal effect even at doses lower than what is needed for mood stabilisation.


Interesting. Passivity appeared for me at a dosage of 450 mg/day.


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