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Dietary omega-3 Fatty acids and psychiatry: mood, behaviour, stress, depression, dementia and aging.

  title={Dietary omega-3 Fatty acids and psychiatry: mood, behaviour, stress, depression, dementia and aging.},
  author={J. M. Bourre},
  journal={The journal of nutrition, health \& aging},
  volume={9 1},
  • J. Bourre
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The journal of nutrition, health & aging
In view of the high omega-3 poly unsaturated fatty acid content of the brain, it is evident that these fats are involved in brain biochemistry, physiology and functioning; and thus in some neuropsychiatric diseases and in the cognitive decline of ageing. Though omega-3 fatty acids (from fatty fish in the human diet) appear effective in the prevention of stress, their role as regulator of mood and of libido is a matter for discussion pending experimental proof in animal and human models. Dietary… 

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