Long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids decrease feelings of anger in substance abusers.

@article{BuydensBranchey2008LongchainNP,
  title={Long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids decrease feelings of anger in substance abusers.},
  author={Laure Buydens-Branchey and Marc H. Branchey},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  year={2008},
  volume={157 1-3},
  pages={95-104}
}
It has been suggested that low levels of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) play a role in the pathophysiology of some psychiatric disorders. In light of the existence of strong associations between high-frequency and high-severity aggressive behaviors and substance use disorders and of our observation that substance abusers have poor dietary habits, the possibility that the administration of supplements of n-3 PUFAs would decrease their anger levels was explored. A lifelong history of… CONTINUE READING
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