Vitamins and Supplements That May Help With Schizophrenia
Elaine Weiner, MD, assistant professor of psychiatry, University of Maryland Medical System.
Joshua Roffman, MD, assistant professor of psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; director, Brain Genomics Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston.
Thomas Milam, MD, chief medical officer, Iris Telehealth; affiliate professor of psychiatry, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine & Research Institute.
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Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism: “Serum vitamin D levels in relation to schizophrenia: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies.”
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Cambridge Core: “The effects of vitamin and mineral supplementation on symptoms of schizophrenia: a systematic review and meta-analysis.”
JAMA Psychiatry: “Randomized multicenter investigation of folate plus vitamin B12 supplementation in schizophrenia.”
Molecular Psychiatry: “Biochemical, physiologic, and clinical effects of L-methylfolate in schizophrenia: A randomized controlled trial.”
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BMC Psychiatry: “Clinical and metabolic response to vitamin D plus probiotic in schizophrenia patients.”