PAST EXPOSURE TO LEAD LINKED TO SYMPTOMS OF BIPOLAR DISORDER

Med Hypotheses. 1986 Jun;20(2):151-5.

Lead levels in the hair of bipolar patients and normal controls.
Kanofsky JD, Rosen WA, Ryan PB, Decina P, Fieve RR, Kanofsky PB.

The analysis of hair samples taken from ten symptomatic bipolar patients and from ten normal controls matched for age, sex and race suggest that a relatively high body burden of lead may be associated with episodes of bipolar illness.

PMID: 3637615 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

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