Salt of the Earth John Cade & Lithium

“In March 1948, a recently returned Australian Prisoner of War and Changi internee, embarked on a series of experiments that changed the course of medicine.
Working alone, in a disused kitchen in an outer suburb of Melbourne, and keeping his results secret, psychiatrist John Cade set about an experimental treatment for those sufferning from bipolar disorder – then known as manic depressive insanity.”

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