Corpus ID: 45914955

Anabolic-androgenic steroid dependence.

  title={Anabolic-androgenic steroid dependence.},
  author={K. Brower and F. Blow and T. Beresford and C. Fuelling},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  volume={50 1},
  • K. Brower, F. Blow, +1 author C. Fuelling
  • Published 1989
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Journal of clinical psychiatry
  • The authors believe that this is the first published case report of a patient whose dependence on a combination of anabolic and androgenic steroids meets the DSM-III-R criteria for psychoactive substance dependence. Tolerance, withdrawal symptoms, and the use of steroids to alleviate withdrawal symptoms occurred. An uncontrolled pattern of steroid use continued, despite adverse consequences, such as severe mood disturbance, marital conflict, and deterioration of the patient's usual values… CONTINUE READING
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