Orthomolecular therapy: Its history and applicability to psychiatric disorders

  title={Orthomolecular therapy: Its history and applicability to psychiatric disorders},
  author={Frank J. Menolascino and J. Donaldson and Thomas F. Gallagher and Charles J. Golden and J E Wilson},
  journal={Child Psychiatry and Human Development},
Orthomolecular therapy has had much support and much opposition, and yet there remain a number of professionals and parents who continue the quest for its effective application in the amelioration of psychiatric disorders. The popular press has again been the forum for heated debate between those who debunk its possibilities and those who attest to its operative use. Because the parents of mentally retarded and mentally ill children are particularly vulnerable to the raising or dashing of their… 
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