Who Should Get Lithium?
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 18, Number 9, September 2020
Janusz Rybakowski, MD, PhD
Janusz Rybakowski is a pioneer in lithium research who has authored over 500 articles on clinical psychiatry. He is a professor of psychiatry at Poznan University in Poland, former chairman of psychiatry at the Medical Academy Bydgoszcz, and author of an upcoming textbook on lithium.
Dr. Rybakowski has disclosed that he has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Some patients respond so well to lithium that they rarely need other interventions. Janusz Rybakowski sums up what we know about the optimal lithium responder, how to use this underutilized medication, and what lithium’s antiviral properties mean in the era of COVID-19.