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Factors associated with adolescent use of doping agents: anabolic-androgenic steroids.
AIMS The purpose was to assess the importance of risk factors such as socio-demographics, sports activities, tobacco use, alcohol consumption, use of certain psychotropic substances and violence inExpand
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Doping among high school students in Uppsala, Sweden: A presentation of the attitudes, distribution, side effects, and extent of use
The aim of this study was to determine the extent of doping drug use among adolescents in Uppsala, Sweden, and to analyse the main reasons for the use. An anonymous multiple-choice questionnaire wasExpand
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The effect on opioid peptides in the rat brain, after chronic treatment with the anabolic androgenic steroid, nandrolone decanoate
In recent years, an increase in abuse of anabolic androgenic steroids (AAS) has been seen among individuals not directly connected to sports. Clinical evidence suggests that abuse of these steroidsExpand
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The anabolic‐androgenic steroid nandrolone decanoate affects the density of dopamine receptors in the male rat brain
In recent years a male group of anabolic‐androgenic steroid misusers has been identified to share socio‐demographic and personality related background factors with misusers of psychotropicExpand
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Adolescent use of anabolic-androgenic steroids and relations to self-reports of social, personality and health aspects.
BACKGROUND Over the last decade adolescent males have been shown to use anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) in order to improve their sports performance and appearance, as well as in combination withExpand
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The anabolic–androgenic steroid nandrolone induces alterations in the density of serotonergic 5ht1b and 5ht2 receptors in the male rat brain
Anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) are partly misused by males in order to become brave and intoxicated and these agents are highly associated with psychosis, disinhibition, aggression and acts ofExpand
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Anabolic-androgenic steroids affect the content of substance P and substance P1–7 in the rat brain
The effects of intramuscular (i.m.) injections of nandrolone decanoate (15 mg/kg/day), an anabolic-androgenic steroid, on the levels of substance P (SP) and on its N-terminal fragment SP(1-7) wereExpand
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Chronic administration with nandrolone decanoate induces alterations in the gene-transcript content of dopamine D1- and D2-receptors in the rat brain
Some adolescent and young males are engaged in misuse of anabolic-androgenic steroids (AASs) in connection with multiple drug use, in order to become intoxicated and brave, apart from currently knownExpand
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Increased dopamine transporter density in the male rat brain following chronic nandrolone decanoate administration
Adolescent males currently employ anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) to become intoxicated, besides the traditional desires of an improved physical appearance and enhanced sports performance. SeveralExpand
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Anabolic androgenic steroid nandrolone decanoate reduces hypothalamic proopiomelanocortin mRNA levels
Supratherapeutical doses of anabolic androgenic steroids (AASs) have dramatic effects on metabolism in humans, and also inhibit feeding and reduce the rate of body weight gain in rats. In order toExpand
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