The impact of diet on anti-social, violent and criminal behaviour.

  title={The impact of diet on anti-social, violent and criminal behaviour.},
  author={David Benton},
  journal={Neuroscience and biobehavioral reviews},
  volume={31 5},
  • David Benton
  • Published 2007 in Neuroscience and biobehavioral reviews
The role of diet in anti-social behaviour was considered, paying particular attention to double-blind placebo-controlled trials. Meta-analysis of five well-designed studies found that elimination diets reduced hyperactivity-related symptoms, producing a summary standardized mean difference (SSMD) of 0.80 (95% CI 0.41-1.19). The picture was of children potentially responding to a wide range of food items although the pattern was individual to the child. Supplementation with poly-unsaturated… CONTINUE READING


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