INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF AUDIOLOGY | INFORMA HEALTHCARE | Published : 2014
The Lithium Clinic at the Royal Melbourne Hospital was an innovative program for the management of mood disorders. The Clinic was a model for teaching and research, as well as a vehicle for expert treatment of patients. Many psychiatrists gained valuable experience and training during their period of involvement and many academics and psychiatric researchers were involved with the Clinic. Important research was performed in the Clinic, some aspects of which are highlighted in this paper.