Essential fatty acids and mood: A systematic review of observational studies

@article{Smith2011EssentialFA,
  title={Essential fatty acids and mood: A systematic review of observational studies},
  author={M. A. Smith and L. Beilin and T. Mori},
  journal={American Journal of Food and Nutrition},
  year={2011},
  volume={1},
  pages={14-27}
}
Objective: Essential polyunsaturated (omega-3 and omega-6) fatty acids have been proposed to play a role in the aetiology of mood disorders. However, a systematic review of observational studies has not yet been conducted. Therefore, our aim was to conduct a systematic review of the studies which have investigated the relationship between essential fatty acids and mood in the past 15 years. Methods: Four databases (EMBASE, MEDLINE, PsycINFO and ISI Web of Science) were searched for human… Expand
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