Effects of omega-3 fatty acid supplementation on mood and emotional information processing in recovered depressed individuals.

@article{Antypa2012EffectsOO,
  title={Effects of omega-3 fatty acid supplementation on mood and emotional information processing in recovered depressed individuals.},
  author={Niki Antypa and August H M Smelt and Annette Strengholt and A. J. Willem van der Does},
  journal={Journal of psychopharmacology},
  year={2012},
  volume={26 5},
  pages={738-43}
}
Beneficial effects of omega-3 fatty acids have been reported for several psychiatric disorders, particularly for depression. Association studies show a relationship between omega-3 intake and depression risk. Meta-analyses of clinical trials have shown a moderate effect of supplementation on depressive symptoms, but not on normal mood states. Few studies have investigated effects on cognition. The purpose of this study was to examine effects of omega-3 supplements on cognition and mood of… CONTINUE READING