Psychobiotics, as Promising Functional Food to Patients with Psychological Disorders: A Review on Mood Disorders, Sleep, and Cognition

  title={Psychobiotics, as Promising Functional Food to Patients with Psychological Disorders: A Review on Mood Disorders, Sleep, and Cognition},
  author={Aydin Tabrizi and Leila Khalili and Aziz Homayouni-Rad and Hadi Pourjafar and Parvin Dehghan and Fereshteh Ansari},
Objective: Manipulating the intestinal microbiota for the benefit of the mental health is a concept that has become widely acknowledged. Prebiotics, the nondigestible nutrients, can proliferate intrinsic beneficial gut bacteria, and so provide an alternative strategy for effectively altering the enteric ecosystem, and then brain function. This review summarizes findings from studies using prebiotics to improve mental health and psychological disorders. Methods: Pub Med, Google Scholar… Expand
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