Serum and red cell folate concentrations in outpatients receiving lithium carbonate

Stephen L. Stern, John T. Brandt, Roberta S. Hurley, Susan J. Stagno, Marion G. Stern, Donald J. Smeltzer

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Abstract

We measured serum and RBC folate levels in 17 outpatients taking lithium for the prophylaxis of recurrent major affective disorder. In contrast to a previous report, we found no evidence for low folate concentrations or for any significant correlation between folate levels and affective morbidity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)49-52
Number of pages4
JournalInternational clinical psychopharmacology
Volume3
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Pharmacology (medical)

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