orthomolecular psychiatry


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orthomolecular psychiatry

The use of large doses of vitamins to improve mental health.
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Current advances in orthomolecular psychiatry, paediatrics, oncology and general medicine.
Pauling defined orthomolecular psychiatry as the treatment of mental conditions with the use of the optimum molecular environment for the mind, which could be brought about by regulating the concentrations of substances normally in the body.
Pink-in particular, a shade close to bubble gum-has calming effects, according to research published in the Journal of Orthomolecular Psychiatry.