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saki M, Jariani M, nazari H, tarahi M J, gholami M, saki M et al . The effect of Omega3 on depression disorder. yafte. 2011; 13 (1) :42-49
URL: http://yafte.lums.ac.ir/article-1-393-en.html

Instructor Lorestan University of Medical Sciences,Khorramabad
Abstract:   (9505 Views)
Depression disorder is one of the most common mental diseases which causes psychiatric frequent disabilities . As results of researches imply that there exists a relationship between Omega3 and depression , we decided to do the present study to investigate the effect of Omega3 on depression . Materials and Methods: The present study is a clinical trial which included 80 patients selected randomly . The subjects were interviewed by a psychiatrist and Beck inventory was administered to measure the degree of their depression .The data were collected and analyzed . Results: The findings indicated that the average grade obtained from Beck inventory in the both groups treated with Omega3 and Nortriptyline during a 3- month period was decreased remarkably . Also the patients 'performances improved during this period . Statistical Analysis showed a significant relationship among average grade in Beck inventory and performance level gained by the patients. Conclusion: Based on the research findings and the proved effects of Omega3 on the treatment of depression , it is recommended that these should be prescribed for non psychotic depression as the first stage of treatment .
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Type of Study: Research |
Received: 2011/06/12 | Accepted: 2017/11/22

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