Intervention Review

Polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation for schizophrenia

  1. Claire B Irving1,*,
  2. Roger Mumby-Croft2,
  3. L A Joy3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Schizophrenia Group

Published Online: 19 JUL 2006

Assessed as up-to-date: 11 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001257.pub2

How to Cite

Irving CB, Mumby-Croft R, Joy LA. Polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation for schizophrenia. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2006, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD001257. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001257.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    The University of Nottingham, Cochrane Schizophrenia Group, Nottingham, UK

  2. 2

    Westminster College, Oxford, UK

  3. 3

    Frampton Mansell, Gloucestershire, UK

*Claire B Irving, Cochrane Schizophrenia Group, The University of Nottingham, Institute of Mental Health, Sir Colin Campbell Building, University of Nottingham Innovation Park, Triumph Road, Nottingham, NG7 2TU, UK.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 19 JUL 2006


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