Omega-3 fatty acids in fish oils have been found to prevent heart arrhythmias and treat depression. Now, a new study finds that people at prone to developing a psychotic disorders were less likely to develop them after just 12 weeks of taking fish oil capsules containing omega-3 fatty acids.
... According to a report just published in the February issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, people at extremely high risk of developing a psychosis were found to be less likely to develop psychotic disorders after just 12 weeks of taking fish oil capsules containing omega-3 fatty acids. The study authors pointed out that omega-3 supplementation may be effective because individuals with schizophrenia have an underlying dysfunction in fatty acid metabolism. Read more