Adolescent use of anabolic-androgenic steroids and relations to self-reports of social, personality and health aspects.

@article{Kindlundh2001AdolescentUO,
  title={Adolescent use of anabolic-androgenic steroids and relations to self-reports of social, personality and health aspects.},
  author={Anna M. S. Kindlundh and Berit Hagekull and Dag Isacson and Fred J Nyberg},
  journal={European journal of public health},
  year={2001},
  volume={11 3},
  pages={322-8}
}
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 with alcohol and psychotropic drugs. However, the risk profile of AAS use is still not well understood. This study analysed the importance of social, personality and health factors for the use of AAS. METHODS More than 2,700 senior high school students in Uppsala, Sweden, filled out an anonymous closed… CONTINUE READING

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