Changes in the sleep electroencephalogram (EEG) during male to female transgender therapy.


Steroids, including estrogens, participate in sleep regulation. For example estrogen replacement therapy improved sleep quality in postmenopausal women. Patients, who undergo a cross-gender hormone therapy, receive high doses of estrogens. The effects of this treatment on sleep are unknown. To clarify this issue, we examined seven male to female transsexual… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2010.12.014


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