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Effects of lithium carbonate on performance and biomedical functions

Effects of lithium carbonate on performance and biomedical functions

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Published by Dept. of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration : Office of Aviation Medicine, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in Washington, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motor ability -- Testing,
  • Short-term memory,
  • Stress (Physiology) -- Testing,
  • Biomedical engineering -- Research

  • Edition Notes

    StatementE. Higgins ... [et al.]
    SeriesReport - Office of Aviation Medicine ; FAA-AM-77-17
    ContributionsHiggins, E Arnold, United States. Office of Aviation Medicine, Civil Aeromedical Institute
    The Physical Object
    Pagination27 p. :
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14942291M

    Book covers and in this column are Amazon-linked (off-site). Unless otherwise stated, all text links are to on-site AYCNP pages. Clinically Important Side Effects of Long-Term Lithium Treatment: A Review (ACTA Supplementum , Vol 67), by Per Vestergaard. Psychiatric Drug Withdrawal: A Guide for Prescribers, Therapists, Patients and their Families, by Peter R. Breggin MD. Recent evidence indicates that tremor and ataxia are the leading somatic side effects resulting in lithium noncompliance within the first year of treatment.6 The Table describes many of these most.

    Lithium compounds, also known as lithium salts, are primarily used as a psychiatric medication. It is primarily used to treat bipolar disorder and treat major depressive disorder that does not improve following the use of antidepressants. In these disorders, it reduces the risk of suicide. Lithium Pregnancy category: AU: D, US: D (Evidence of risk). The use of lithium for the prevention of recurrences in mood disorders has a year history. Nowadays, lithium is universally accepted as the first-choice mood-stabilizer (MS) for maintenance treatment of bipolar disorder. In addition to its mood-stabilizing properties, lithium exerts anti-suicidal, immunomodulatory and neuroprotective action which may further substantiate its clinical Cited by: 6.

    Lithium carbonate's effects on diurnal variations in total serum calcium, calcium corrected for total protein, magne¬ sium, andphosphatelevelswere studied byMellerupet al Lithium carbonate was givenat pm, and duringthe next 12 hours serum phosphate level was lower and serum higherthanina controlgroupnottreatedwith lithium carbonate, whereas Cited by:   Concerns about potential adverse effects of long-term exposure to lithium as a mood-stabilizing treatment notably include altered renal function. However, the incidence of severe renal dysfunction; rate of decline over time; effects of lithium dose, serum concentration, and duration of treatment; relative effects of lithium exposure vs. aging; and contributions of sex and other factors all Cited by:


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Effects of lithium carbonate on performance and biomedical functions Author: Higgins EA, Chiles WD, McKenzie JM, Davis AW Jr, Funkhouser GE, Jennings AE, Mullen SR, Fowler PR Keywords: Lithium carbonate, Hand steadiness, Complex performance, Short term memory, Stress Hormones Created Date: 8/7/ PM.

This review found lithium carbonate had mild negative effects on cognitive performance in immediate verbal learning and memory and creativity.

Some methodological flaws and the lack of information about the quality of the included studies means that the reliability of the results is unclear and the authors' conclusions should be interpreted with by: This monograph contains papers which resulted from an international workshop on the effects of lithium on the hematopoietic and immunologic systems.

The meeting was held at the John L. and Beatrice Keeshin International Biomedical Systems Planning Center of Rush University in Eagle River, Wisconsin.

This monograph contains papers which resulted from an international workshop on the effects of lithium on the hematopoietic and immunologic systems. The meeting was held at the John L. and Beatrice Keeshin International Biomedical Systems Planning Center of Rush University in Eagle River, Wisconsin from June 6 through June 9, Some study shows, the cognitive function of bipolar patients on Lithium was to be associated with a poorer test performance on tests of memory and motor speed [79], and some comparative study, the.

Lithium effects on circulating platelet counts have been variable, some authors noting no change 1,4, but others demonstrating a mild protective effect of lithium on platelet counts of chemotherapy-treated patients 5. In addition, another author has noted significant increase in platelet counts in psychiatric patients treated with lithium 2 Cited by: 3.

One hypothesis suggests that the biological effects of lithium are due to the role it plays at the cell periphery, where, for example, it may influence cell recognition, cell signaling mechanisms at the cell membrane, and certain immunological processes. One indication that the biomedical model is an appropriate perspective on mental illness is the following observation: A.

the concordance rate for schizophrenia among pairs of identical twins is relatively low B. the incidence of schizophrenia around the world is remarkably stable C. psychiatric drugs have significant side effects D. all of the. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Effects of lithium carbonate on performance and biomedical functions.

Washington, D.C.: Dept. of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, Office of Aviation Medicine, EFFECTS of LITHIUM CARBONATE oN SLEEP M. REM /,(of actual sleep) 30 40 ~ s Delta lithium (mEq / l) 00 Lithium dose (mg) t ' 80 ~0 O Depression ratings 30 20 lot u L_J ~0 Hospitalization Throughout - - flights ~+HHHH4- ' ' (from W o date of admission) FIG.

by: Lithium can cause adverse effects in the central and peripheral nervous system, even at standard therapeutic serum lithium levels. These include common and relatively harmless side-effects such as lithium-induced tremor and non-specific EEG changes, but also infrequent, though severe, neurotoxic effects such as rigidity, nystagmus, and cognitive impairments.

Abstract. The authors studied the effects of lithium carbonate on memory and cognitive function in 16 psychiatric patients, who received lithium for 2 weeks and placebo for 2 weeks in a double-blind cross-over design. At the end of each treatment phase, subjects were. Lithium has adverse effects on the kidneys, thyroid gland and parathyroid glands, necessitating monitoring of these organ functions through periodic blood tests.

In most cases, lithium-associated renal effects are relatively mild. A small but measurable percentage of lithium-treated patients will show progressive renal by: The cycling performance of LiPF 4 (C 2 O 4) electrolyte is compared with LiPF 6 electrolyte in the presence of several different electrode materials.

The cycling of MCMB/LiNi 1/3 Co 1/3 Mn 1/3 O 2 and natural graphite/LiFePO 4 cells provides very similar performance for both electrolytes. However, MCMB/LiMn 2 O 4 cells have a lower initial reversible capacity with LiPF 4 (C 2 O 4) by: Title and Subtitle: Effects of lithium carbonate on performance and biomedical functions Report Date: July Authors: Higgins EA, Chiles WD, McKenzie JM, Davis AW Jr, Funkhouser GE, Jennings AE, Mullen SR, Fowler PR Abstract: The effects of a single mg dose of lithium carbonate were evaluated in a study of 15 healthy, normal male.

Memory functions were examined in a group of 53 patients with affective disorders before commencing prophylactic lithium therapy and then after 4 and 12 months of lithium treatment. The memory tests administered were the 30 Figure Test, the 30 Word-Pair Test, the 30 Person-Data Test (these tests are included in the Cronhoim–Molander test Cited by: Lithium is a widely used and effective treatment for mood disorders.

In the short term, patients may experience transitory gastrointestinal (GI) side effects or mild tremor, whilst a proportion of. Effects of Lithium Carbonate on Human Calcium Metabolism. parathyroid hormone levels increase within the normal range in 80% of patients during the first four weeks of lithium carbonate administration and may rise above normal in 10% after long-term therapy.

Since the lithium ion in vitro makes the parathyroid cell less sensitive to calcium Cited by: Lithium (lithium carbonate) is used to treat patients with bipolar mood disorders to control mood swings. The drug may have dangerous side effects, however, such as kidney and thyroid damage.

The drug may have dangerous side effects, however, such as kidney and thyroid damage. The effects of a single mg dose of lithium carbonate were evaluated in a study of 15 healthy, normal male subjects.

Subjects were studied, on two occasions, by utilizing a double-blind design--once receiving the lithium carbonate and once receiving a lactose : E.

Higgins, W. Chiles, J. McKenzie, A. Davis, G. Funkhouser, A. Jennings, S. Mullen, P. Fowler. Lithium is a mood stabilizer medication that works in the brain. It is approved for the treatment of bipolar disorder (also known as manic depression).

Bipolar disorder involves episodes of depression and/or mania. Symptoms of depression include: Depressed mood – feeling sad, empty, or tearful. Feeling worthless, guilty, hopeless, or helpless.Get this from a library!

Lithium Effects on Granulopoiesis and Immune Function. [Arthur H Rossof; William A Robinson] -- This monograph contains papers which resulted from an international workshop on the effects of lithium on the hematopoietic and immunologic systems.

The meeting was held at the John L. and Beatrice.Background: Lithium is used to treat bipolar disorder. Considering the importance of sex cells in reproduction and transmission of hereditary traits, in this study, the effects of lithium were investigated onto the level of testosterone, gonadotropins, testis tissue, and spermatogenesis.