Are fish oils an effective therapy in mental illness--an analysis of the data.

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OBJECTIVE To review the literature regarding the use of fish oils in the treatment of psychiatric illness. METHOD A Medline search was conducted in September 1999. RESULTS Five papers have investigated omega-3 fatty acids levels in depression. One study used omega-3 fatty acids as an adjunctive therapy in bipolar disorder. Four studies used fatty acids… (More)

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@article{Maidment2000AreFO, title={Are fish oils an effective therapy in mental illness--an analysis of the data.}, author={Ian D Maidment}, journal={Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica}, year={2000}, volume={102 1}, pages={3-11} }