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Lithium Reduces Suicide Risk In People With Mood Disorders

Lithium can reduce suicide risk and help prevent deliberate self harm in people with mood disorders, according a new study in British Medical Journal (BMJ). The research showed that the drug appeared to lower the likelihood of death and suicide by over 60% compared with placebo. The finding "reinforces lithium as an effective agent to reduce the risk of suicide in people with mood disorders," the scientists said.
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The drug lithium is an effective treatment for reducing the risk of suicide and possibly deliberate self harm in people with mood disorders, an evidence review finds.

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