The British Journal of Psychiatry
The effect of carbamazepine and lithium on remission from affective illness.
S E Watkins, K Callender, D R Thomas, S F Tidmarsh, D M Shaw


Times in remission from affective illness were prolonged during treatment with lithium carbonate and carbamazepine, but lithium was the more effective. Similar global scores for the two drugs suggested that other factors may determine their acceptability.