Megavitamin and Dietary Treatment in Schizophrenia: A Randomised, Controlled Trial

  title={Megavitamin and Dietary Treatment in Schizophrenia: A Randomised, Controlled Trial},
  author={Kevin Frederick Vaughan and Nathaniel Mcconaghy},
  journal={Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry},
  pages={84 - 88}
  • K. Vaughan, N. Mcconaghy
  • Published 1 February 1999
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
Objective: The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of adjunctive megavitamin and dietary treatment in schizophrenia. Method: Arandom allocation double-blind, controlled comparison of dietary supplement and megavitamin treatment, and an alternative procedure was given for 5 months to 19 outpatients with a diagnosis of schizophrenia. In addition to usual follow-up, the experimental group received amounts of megavitamins based on their individual serum vitamin levels plus dietary… 

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