The Effects of Lithium on Calcium and Parathormone Levels: A Cross-sectional Study with Healthy Controls

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Kuman T. , Akdeniz F., Özbek S. S. , Kavukçu G. , Ünal K.

TURK PSIKIYATRI DERGISI, vol.30, no.3, pp.163-171, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SSCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.5080/u23677
  • Title of Journal : TURK PSIKIYATRI DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.163-171


Objective: Despite lithium associated hyperparathyroidism (LAH) can lead to many complications, little notice has been paid to this side-effect. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of lithium on calcium and parathyroid hormone levels and the relation between lithium use and thyroid diseases.