Omega-3 fatty acids and their rapidly evolving role in the management of psychiatric disorders

  title={Omega-3 fatty acids and their rapidly evolving role in the management of psychiatric disorders},
  author={S. Kapoor},
  journal={Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry},
  • S. Kapoor
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry
  • I read with great interest the recent article by Chiu et al. (2008). The authors have clearly shown that omega-3 fatty acids improve the Alzheimer's Disease Assessment Scale (cognition part) when added to the diets of patients with mild cognitive impairment. The study clearly highlights the significant and rapidly expanding role that eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and other omega-3 fatty acids have to play in the patho-physiology and management of psychiatric disorders. For instance, omega-3 fatty… CONTINUE READING


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