Mental Health Articles


Psychiatry Research Article

Reduced folic acid, vitamin B12 and docosahexaenoic acid and increased homocysteine and cortisol in never-medicated schizophrenia patients: Implications for altered one-carbon metabolism

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Scientific Reports

A potential interaction between COMT and MTHFR genetic variants in Han Chinese patients with bipolar II disorder

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Biomarkers of a five-domain translational substrate

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Specific and common genes implicated across major mental disorders:

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Genetic Variation Throughout the Folate Metabolic Pathway Influences Negative

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Randomized Multicenter Investigation of Folate Plus

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Nutritional interventions for the adjunctive

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Brain Behaviour & Immunity

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Role of magnesium supplementation in the treatment of depression: A randomized clinical trial

Abstract Current treatment options for depression are limited by efficacy, cost, availability, side effects, and acceptability to patients. Several studies have looked at the association between magnesium and depression, yet its role in symptom management is unclear.

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Intestinal microbiota, probiotics and mental health: from Metchnikoff to modern advances: Part II – contemporary contextual research

Alison C Bested Alan C Logan and Eva M Selhub

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An Explorers Guide to Epigenetics

by Dianne E Price Brain World ( Fall 2013) - The International Brain Education Association

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A Proposal for Prevention of School Shootings

Article by William Walsh PhD and Robert A DeVito MD, 10th January 2013

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Nutritional interventions for the adjunctive treatment of schizophrenia: a brief review

Schizophrenia is a chronic condition that impacts significantly not only on the individual and family, but the disorder also has wider consequences for society in terms of significant costs to the economy.

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The Role of Gut in Mental Illness

Article in Irish Medical Times by Dr. Edmond O'Flaherty

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Food for Thought:The Role of Nutrients in Reducing Aggression, Violence and Criminal Behavior

The brain is a chemical factory that constantly produces neurotransmitters throughout our lives. The raw materials are amino acids, vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients.

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Targeted Nutritional Treatment Of Mental Illness

Presentation by Dr. Richard Stuckey at May 2009 Outreach Sydney Conference.

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Targeted Nutritional Treatment Of Mental Illness

12 month follow up of 80 Cases.

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Dr Edmond V O'Flaherty

Published articles in the British Medical Journal online.

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Nexus Interview With Dr Walsh

Read the latest interview with Dr Walsh by Nexus, Colorado's Holistic Health and Spirituality Journal. Your Brain on Food - William J. Walsh, PhD & Fernando Gomez-Pinilla PhD

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Nutrition Journal 2008 Volume 7

Nutritional Therapies for Mental Disorders

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Irish Medical Times Article

Nutrient therapy for mental illness br Dr Walsh

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The Effectiveness of Targeted Nutritional Therapies in the treatment of Mental Illness

Acnem article by Dr. Richard Stuckey

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How the Epigenome Contributes to the Development of Psychiatric Disorders

Timothy W. Bredy, Yi E. Sun, Michael S.Kobor

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Eff ects of a restricted elimination diet on the behaviour of children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder

Lancet Article Vol 377, Feb 5 2011

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Biochemical Individuality and Nutrition

Each of us has innate biochemical factors which influence personality, behavior, mental health, immune function, allergic tendencies, etc. Scientists tell us that the number of different genetic combinations possible in a child from the same two parents exceeds 42 million.

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Biochemical Therapy and Behavior Outcomes

We conducted an outcome study to measure treatment effectiveness for 207 consecutive patients presenting with a diagnosed behavior disorder. The frequency of assaults, destructive episodes, and temper tantrums were recorded before and after treatment, based on reports from family members.

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Fatty Acid Profiles of Schizophrenic Phenotypes

Affecting 1% of the American population, schizophrenia constitutes a major disease in our society with considerable personal and financial costs.

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Reduced violent behaviour following biochemical therapy

We conducted an outcome study to measure the effectiveness of biochemical therapy for 207 consecutive patients presenting with a diagnosed behavior disorder.

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Twenty-Nine Medical Causes of “Schizophrenia”

Excerpted from Nutrition and Mental Illness by the late Carl C. Pfeiffer, Ph.D., M.D. Internationally renowned pioneer in the treatment of mental disturbances through nutrition. (Our grateful acknowledgement to the Princeton Bio Brain Center for permission to reprint. Following Dr. Pfeiffer’s text are sections added by the editor to define and explain each disorder.)

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Gut and Psychology Syndrome

Dr Natasha Campbell-McBride

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Anxiety Neurotransmitters

GABA is a chemical messenger that is widely distributed in the brain. GABA’s natural function is to reduce the activity of the neurons to which it binds. Some researchers believe that one of the purposes that GABA serves is to control the fear or anxiety experienced when neurons are overexcited.

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Schizophrenia Excerpt From “Nutrient Power” by Dr Bill Walsh

The excerpt comprises a small section of the chapter on Schizophrenia. The rest of the chapter, including the section where Dr Walsh presents his novel theory of schizophrenia that seeks to adequately explain what other current theories do not.

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Antipsychotic Drugs and Brain Shrinkage

In recent years, several published studies have suggested that atypical antipsychotic medications result in reduced brain volumes, especially in the cortex.

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