Central effects of the anabolic steroid 17α methyltestosterone in female anxiety

@article{RiveraArce2006CentralEO,
  title={Central effects of the anabolic steroid 17$\alpha$ methyltestosterone in female anxiety},
  author={Juan Carlos Rivera-Arce and Lizannette Morales-Crespo and Noelia Vargas-Pinto and Kandy T Vel{\'a}zquez and Juan Carlos Jorge},
  journal={Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior},
  year={2006},
  volume={84},
  pages={275-281}
}
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