Brain responses to sexual images in 46,XY women with complete androgen insensitivity syndrome are female-typical

@article{Hamann2014BrainRT,
  title={Brain responses to sexual images in 46,XY women with complete androgen insensitivity syndrome are female-typical},
  author={Stephan B. Hamann and Jennifer Strafford Stevens and Janice Hassett Vick and Kristina L Korman Bryk and Charmian A. Quigley and Sheri A Berenbaum and Kim Wallen},
  journal={Hormones and Behavior},
  year={2014},
  volume={66},
  pages={724-730}
}
Androgens, estrogens, and sex chromosomes are the major influences guiding sex differences in brain development, yet their relative roles and importance remain unclear. Individuals with complete androgen insensitivity syndrome (CAIS) offer a unique opportunity to address these issues. Although women with CAIS have a Y chromosome, testes, and produce male-typical levels of androgens, they lack functional androgen receptors preventing responding to their androgens. Thus, they develop a female… CONTINUE READING

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