Do oral contraceptives act as mood stabilizers? Evidence of positive affect stabilization

Abstract

Previous research has suggested that oral contraceptives (OCs) may provide a stabilizing effect on affect. The present study examined whether OC users and nonusers differ in their affect reactivity in response to four laboratory mood induction procedures. A sample of 107 undergraduate students (40 OC users, 36 nonusers, and 31 men) completed the Positive… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00737-007-0197-5

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