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Re: Conclusions SLS

Posted by SLS on October 17, 2015, at 9:58:41

In reply to Re: Conclusions Toph, posted by SLS on October 17, 2015, at 9:40:35

> > Then how did they reach the conclusion that lithium effectively reduces the risk of suicide in many patients Scott?
> >
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> That's a great question. I don't know. It is possible that a cross-sectional analysis was performed. Perhaps the suicide rate in the general population was compared to the suicide rate in people taking lithium. I'm not sure how the latter would be assessed.

I see a problem here. One would have to compare bipolar to bipolar. Randomized placebo-controlled trials would do this.


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