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Psychosomatics. 2005 Jul-Aug;46(4):285-90.

Psychiatric complications of anabolic steroid abuse.

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Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, USA.

Abstract

The authors review the literature from human and animal studies on the neurochemical and pathological psychiatric effects of supraphysiological doses of anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) and discuss the AAS use and abuse patterns, additional drug use patterns, and personality and behavioral characteristics of AAS abusers.

PMID:
16000671
DOI:
10.1176/appi.psy.46.4.285
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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