Further proof omega 3s can delay or prevent psychosis

Taking omega-3 fatty acid supplements can prevent the onset of psychosis in people at risk of developing the condition, for approximately seven years, the findings of a study presented the International Early Psychosis Conference in Tokyo, Japan this week (17-19 Nov) suggest. “A brief intervention with omega-3 supplements prevented psychosis for almost 7 years after baseline in the individuals at ultra-high risk of psychosis who participated in this trial,” say co-authors Dr Paul Amminger, and Patrick McGorry of the Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, at the University of Melbourne, Australia, and Monika Schlögelhofer, Medical University of Vienna, Austria.

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