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Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Mental Health

Recommended books:

The Omega-3 Connection: The Groundbreaking Anti-depression Diet and Brain Program Andrew Stoll M.D., 2001. Dr. Stoll is director of the Psychopharmacology research lab at Boston's McLean Hospital and assistant professor of Harvard Medical School Department of Psychiatry.

The Madness of Adam and Eve: How Schizophrenia Shaped Humanity
by Dr. David Horrobin (MD, neuroscientist and fatty acid researcher), 2002

Dr. David Horrobin is a pioneering figure in the area of fatty acid metabolism and schizophrenia. He created the membrane phospholipid concept of schizophrenia. Unfortunately Dr. Horrobin passed away in April 2003.

This is a partial list of references linking omega-3 fatty acids and mental health. As you can see there is an overwhelming amount of scientific support for this connection. This list has not been updated in the past two years during which time much more research has been published.

General

ADD/ADHD

Aggression

Autism

Bipolar Disorder

Dementia

Depression

Dyslexia

Schizophrenia

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