How to Prescribe Omega-3 Fatty Acids
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 20, Number 3, March 2022
Chris Aiken, MD.
Editor-in-Chief of TCPR. Practicing psychiatrist, Winston-Salem, NC.
Dr. Aiken has disclosed no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Omega-3s are effective as augmentation of mood stabilizers in bipolar depression, and in some cases, they improve negative symptoms in early schizophrenia. The research is vast, but we narrow down when and how to use omega-3s in real-world practice.