Affiliation: University Hospital Aintree
- Treatment of depression: time to consider folic acid and vitamin B12Alec Coppen
MRC Neuropsychiatric Research Laboratory, Epsom, Surrey, UK
J Psychopharmacol 19:59-65. 2005..On the basis of current data, we suggest that oral doses of both folic acid (800 microg daily) and vitamin B12 (1 mg daily) should be tried to improve treatment outcome in depression...
- Folic acid and the treatment of depressionMohammed T Abou-Saleh
J Psychosom Res 61:285-7. 2006..Although more work is required to confirm these beneficial results, it is suggested that, meanwhile, 2 mg of folic acid should be given during the acute, continuation, and maintenance treatment of depression...