Anabolic-Androgenic Steroids and Psychiatric-Related Effects: A Review*

  title={Anabolic-Androgenic Steroids and Psychiatric-Related Effects: A Review*},
  author={L. Uzych},
  journal={The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry},
  pages={23 - 28}
  • L. Uzych
  • Published 1992
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry
  • Anabolic-androgenic steroid use may have a wide range of adverse psychiatric and behavioural effects. The available data, however, are often inconsistent and inconclusive concerning possible effects of anabolic-androgenic steroids on libido in men, in women and also the way in which they affect libido differently in males and females. Anabolic-androgenic steroids may both relieve and cause depression. Cessation or diminished use of anabolic-androgenic steroids may also result in depression… CONTINUE READING
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