Ethyl-eicosapentaenoic acid for the treatment of psychological distress and depressive symptoms in middle-aged women: a double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized clinical trial.

@article{Lucas2009EthyleicosapentaenoicAF,
  title={Ethyl-eicosapentaenoic acid for the treatment of psychological distress and depressive symptoms in middle-aged women: a double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized clinical trial.},
  author={Michel Lucas and Genevi{\`e}ve Asselin and Chantal M{\'e}rette and M. Poulin and Sylvie Dodin},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2009},
  volume={89 2},
  pages={
          641-51
        }
}
BACKGROUND Psychological distress (PD) and depressive symptoms are commonly observed during menopausal transition. Studies suggest that omega-3 (n-3) fatty acids may help alleviate depression. OBJECTIVE The objective was to compare enriched ethyl-eicosapentaenoic acid (E-EPA) supplementation with placebo for the treatment of PD and depressive symptoms in middle-aged women. DESIGN Women with moderate-to-severe PD (n = 120) were randomly assigned to receive 1.05 g E-EPA/d plus 0.15 g ethyl… CONTINUE READING

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