Impact of selenium on mood and quality of life: a randomized, controlled trial.

  title={Impact of selenium on mood and quality of life: a randomized, controlled trial.},
  author={Margaret P. Rayman and Alexander J Thompson and Margaret Warren-Perry and Rachel Galassini and Janet Catterick and Emma Hall and David Lawrence and Judith Bliss},
  journal={Biological psychiatry},
  volume={59 2},
BACKGROUND Selenium is known to be important to the brain. Three small, published studies have suggested an effect of selenium supplementation or deprivation on mood in healthy volunteers. We investigated these findings on a much larger scale. METHODS In this double-blind, placebo-controlled intervention, 501 UK participants aged 60-74 were randomly allocated to receive 100, 200 or 300 microg selenium/d as high-selenium yeast or placebo yeast. Mood (Profile of Moods States - Bipolar Form… CONTINUE READING
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