It was 1962 when Hoffer first published in the Lancet!
Waelsch was working on this aspect in 1952 along with Osmond and Smythies also published in 1952.
Pauling then published this in 1967 while working with Hoffer on their book, “ORTHOMOLECULAR PSYCHIATRY!” https://profiles.nlm.nih.gov/ps/access/mmbbjq.pdf
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