Differential effects of estrogen and testosterone on auditory sensory gating in rats

@article{Thwaites2013DifferentialEO,
  title={Differential effects of estrogen and testosterone on auditory sensory gating in rats},
  author={Shane J. Thwaites and Maarten van den Buuse and Andrea Gogos},
  journal={Psychopharmacology},
  year={2013},
  volume={231},
  pages={243-256}
}
Estrogen has been shown to have beneficial effects in patients with schizophrenia. However, the mechanisms involved in this protective effect are unclear. Schizophrenia is associated with deficits in sensory gating, a filtering mechanism which normally prevents sensory overload. In rodent models, acute treatment with drugs such as the dopamine D1/D2… CONTINUE READING