Abstract:

The OrthoHOD Pro is a combined test that encompasses 2 parts. The first part is a test developed by Drs. Abram Hoffer and Humphrey Osmond, known as the HOD (Hoffer-Osmond Diagnostic) test. The test is a series of 145 true/false questions designed to measure errors of perception.  The virtue of the HOD test rests in its ability to give an accurate snapshot of a patient’s perceptual world in a time saving and convenient manner.

The second part of the OrthoHOD Pro test is a series of 39 true/false questions that give insight into areas of brain chemistry that may be deficient and can be corrected with targeted nutrition (also listed). These results also provide clues to physicians regarding lab workup requirements where necessary.

Results from the HOD test can either be used to determine the necessity for orthomolecular intervention using Niacin (B3) and Vitamin C, or as an objective indicator for when cannabis and other cognitive impairing substances would be unsuitable for use as either a prescription or for recreational purposes (score of 30 or higher).

For additional information, including the OrthoHOD Pro test questions:

Revisiting the Use of the Hoffer Osmond Diagnostic Test in Mental Health

Instructional video for the OrthoHOD Pro App: https://youtu.be/h_6viftylPo

The OrthoHOD Pro App is available in the iTunes App store in both iPhone and iPad formats as well as on Google Play for Android formats. To download the Apple iPhone/iPad version of the app, go to the App Store on your device and search “OrthoHOD Pro”

 

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