Improved Mood and Behavior During Treatment with Mineral-Vitamin Supplement
What? Oh, I get it. This is one of those “daily vitamin with an extra dose of prosac and celexa.” Right? How else could a multivitamin, something so non-specific, impact a psychological condition? This is just unheard of in the entire realm of psychology, whether at the counselors in the trenches or up to the psychiatrist with the prescription pad.
Unfortunately for them, there is mounting evidence from the medical literature that suggests that many psychological problems actually do have a physiological basis. Nothing we are currently doing is addressing these physiological problems–certainly none of the SSRIs being given like candy actually FIX anything. So here we have something as basic and non-targeted as a multivitamin improving psychologic markers. Add some specific therapies like folic acid or SAM-e and this improvement will increase.
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. – Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology – 14(1):115 – Abstract –