Quotes by Abram Hoffer

About Abram Hoffer:

Abram Hoffer was a Canadian biochemist, physician and psychiatrist known for his "adrenochrome hypothesis" of schizoaffective disorders. According to Hoffer, megavitamin therapy and other nutritional interventions are potentially effective treatments for schizophrenia and other diseases.[citation needed] Hoffer was also involved in studies of LSD as an experimental therapy for alcoholism and the discovery that high dose niacin can be used to treat high cholesterol and other dyslipidemias.

Author Bio

  • NameAbram Hoffer
  • DescriptionCanadian biochemist, physician and psychiatrist
  • BornNovember 11, 1917
  • DiedMay 27, 2009
  • CountryCanada
  • ProfessionPsychiatrist