JOURNAL OF AFFECTIVE DISORDERS, vol.143, pp.148-152, 2012 (SCI-Expanded)
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JOURNAL OF AFFECTIVE DISORDERS
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Affiliated:
Background: The role of inflammation in bipolar disorder has recently emerged as a potential pathophysiological mechanism. Tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNIF-alpha) modulation may represent a pathogenic molecular target and a biomarker for staging bipolar disorder. In this context, the possible association between lithium response and TNF-alpha level was examined.