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Featured article by Andrea Murru and colleagues: Lithium’s antiviral effects: a potential drug for CoViD-19 disease?

New Content ItemIn this review, authors examined the preclinical and clinical evidence on the antiviral effects of lithium, offering a perspective for its potential use in clinical settings.


Thematic Series: Controversies around lithium

The International Journal of Bipolar Disorders is calling for submissions to our Collection on Controversies around lithium. The ultimate goal of this Collection is to assist in unravelling the biological mechanisms behind lithium’s clinical effects in order to enhance diagnosis and therapy of bipolar disorders. Further submissions on the topic are encouraged, please submit here.

Aims and scope

International Journal of Bipolar Disorders is a peer-reviewed, open access online journal publishing contributions from the broad range of clinical, psychological and biological research in bipolar disorders. It collaborates with the International Group for the study of Lithium Treated Patients (IGSLi) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Bipolare Störungen (DGBS), and serves as the official journal of these organisations. International Journal of Bipolar Disorders invites clinicians and researchers from around the globe to submit original research articles, short research communications, reviews, guidelines, case reports, study protocols and letters to the editor that help to enhance understanding of bipolar disorders. The journal makes all articles freely available to researchers worldwide, ensuring maximum dissemination of content. Content is published online continuously to provide timely communication to the community and keep publication times to a minimum.

Announcing the launch of In Review

International Journal of Bipolar Disorders, in partnership with Research Square, is now offering In Review. Authors choosing this free optional service will be able to:

  • Share their work with fellow researchers to read, comment on, and cite even before publication
  • Showcase their work to funders and others with a citable DOI while it is still under review
  • Track their manuscript - including seeing when reviewers are invited, and when reports are received 

See the full range of benefits of In Review and how to opt-in

See what the In Review platform looks like

Society affiliation

International Journal of Bipolar Disorders is affiliated with IGSLI (International Group for The Study of Lithium Treated Patients)

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