The effect of docosahexaenoic acid on aggression in young adults. A placebo-controlled double-blind study.

@article{Hamazaki1996TheEO,
  title={The effect of docosahexaenoic acid on aggression in young adults. A placebo-controlled double-blind study.},
  author={T. Hamazaki and S. Sawazaki and M. Itomura and E. Asaoka and Y. Nagao and N. Nishimura and K. Yazawa and T. Kuwamori and M. Kobayashi},
  journal={The Journal of clinical investigation},
  year={1996},
  volume={97 4},
  pages={
          1129-33
        }
}
41 students took either docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)-rich oil capsules containing 1.5-1.8 grams DHA/day (17 females and 5 males) or control oil capsules containing 97% soybean oil plus 3% fish oil (12 females and 7 males) for 3 mo in a double-blind fashion. They took a psychological test (P-F Study) and Stroop and dementia-detecting tests at the start and end of the study. The present study started at the end of summer vacation and ended in the middle of mental stress such as final exams. In the… Expand
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