An Investigation of Water Lithium Concentrations and Rates of Violent Acts in 11 Texas Counties: Can an Association Be Easily Shown?
J Clin Psychiatry 2008;69(2):325-326 [letter]
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It has been suggested that lithium may be effective in
the general treatment of impulsive aggression,1
and quite a bit
of literature has demonstrated an association of decreased suicidal
behavior with lithium treatment.2
Although there have
been some negative studies,3,4
several studies have suggested an
association of lower lithium consumption with impulsive and
aggressive behavior in humans.