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An American study from 1966, the author writes: “We were originally intrigued by several factors regarding the possible benefits of massive doses of nicotinic acid in the alcoholic population. This study was conducted in May 1966, at a time when there were some very interesting findings in the research literature concerning alcohol metabolism. Moreover, we were responding to the epidemic of substance abuse among our young people with frantic literature searches, speculation, and accelerated research in psychopharmacology.”
The focus is on the use of vitamin B3 (niacin) in the treatment of alcoholics. The author summarizes the results thus:
A five-year longitudinal field trial of nicotinic acid was conducted on 507 known alcoholics to determine what effects and benefits might result. Our experience suggests that:
A Five-Year Field Trial of Massive Nicotinic Acid Therapy of Alcoholics in Michigan.
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