A Role for Estrogen in Schizophrenia: Clinical and Preclinical Findings

@inproceedings{Gogos2015ARF,
  title={A Role for Estrogen in Schizophrenia: Clinical and Preclinical Findings},
  author={Andrea Gogos and Alyssa M. Sbisa and Jeehae Sun and Andrew S. Gibbons and Madhara Udawela and Brian Dean},
  booktitle={International journal of endocrinology},
  year={2015}
}
Gender differences in schizophrenia have been extensively researched and it is being increasingly accepted that gonadal steroids are strongly attributed to this phenomenon. Of the various hormones implicated, the estrogen hypothesis has been the most widely researched one and it postulates that estrogen exerts a protective effect by buffering females against the development and severity of the illness. In this review, we comprehensively analyse studies that have investigated the effects of… CONTINUE READING
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