Studies related to Postpartum Depression and Fish Oil

Omega-3 Fatty Acids For Major Depressive Disorder During Pregnancy: Results From A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Trial

Effect Decrease
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 33
Sex Female
Age Range 18-29, 30-44
Body Types Obese
Notes for this study:
In pregnant women with major depressive disorder given 2,200mg EPA and 1,200mg DHA for 8 weeks via menhaden oil, there appeared to be a reduction in depressive symptoms as assessed by EPDS and BDI relative to placebo.

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