Association Between Groundwater Lithium and the Diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder and Dementia in the United States

JAMA Psychiatry. 2018 Jul 1;75(7):751-754. doi: 10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2018.1020.

Abstract

This study examines the association between groundwater lithium and diagnoses of bipolar disorder and dementia in the United States, adjusting for local health care resources and demographics.

Publication types

  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Bipolar Disorder / epidemiology*
  • Dementia / epidemiology*
  • Ethnic Groups / statistics & numerical data
  • Female
  • Groundwater / chemistry*
  • Health Resources
  • Humans
  • Lithium Compounds*
  • Male
  • Physicians / supply & distribution
  • Prevalence
  • United States / epidemiology

Substances

  • Lithium Compounds