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Healing Schizophrenia: Complementary Vitamin & Drug Treatments
     

Healing Schizophrenia: Complementary Vitamin & Drug Treatments

by Dr. Abram Hoffer
 
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HEALING SCHIZOPHRENIA

Dr Abram Hoffer pioneered the use of Vitamin B-3 (niacin) as a treatment for various schizophrenias starting in 1952 and has proven over a long series of experiments and case studies that this treatment can double the natural or spontaneous recovery rate. Despite these conclusive findings, the American

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HEALING SCHIZOPHRENIA

Dr Abram Hoffer pioneered the use of Vitamin B-3 (niacin) as a treatment for various schizophrenias starting in 1952 and has proven over a long series of experiments and case studies that this treatment can double the natural or spontaneous recovery rate. Despite these conclusive findings, the American Psychiatric Association and international drug companies have shown no enthusiasm for such vitamin treatments, promoting instead the use of high-priced tranquilizers and antidepressants which can be patented (unlike vitamins) and sold at high cost. This is the story of Dr Hoffer's quest to provide natural, effective treatment for schizophrenics; this is also the story of schizophrenic patients who have been healed by vitamin treatment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781897025390
Publisher:
Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine Press
Publication date:
12/01/2011
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Dr Hoffer first worked for Purity Flour Mills in the early 1940s, where he persuaded his employers to enrich white bread with vitamins B-1 (Thiamin), B-2 (Riboflavin), and B-3 (Niacin) which had been stripped away from the natural grain in processing. While he was Director of Psychiatric Research for the Province of Saskatchewan from 1950-57, he developed vitamin B-3 treatments for cardiovascular disease and for schizophrenia. In his research with schizophrenics, he discovered an extraordinarily high level of LSD in their urine, leading him to investigate the therapeutic properties of hallucin

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