Effects of Amino Acid Feedings in Schizophrenic Patients Treated with Iproniazid

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Science  13 Jan 1961:
Vol. 133, Issue 3446, pp. 104-105
DOI: 10.1126/science.133.3446.104


Large oral doses of individual amino acids were given three or four times daily for periods of 1 week to schizophrenic patients, some of whom were maintained on iproniazid. Marked alterations in behavior in some patients were associated with the administration of l-methionine and of l-tryptophan.

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