Effect of Gonadal Hormones on Neurotransmitters Implicated in the Pathophysiology of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Critical Review.

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Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a relatively common neuropsychiatric disorder affecting between 1.6 and 3.2% of the population. A number of studies have previously reported increased incidence of OCD, or exacerbation of preexisting symptoms in females during reproductive events. Since these periods are known to involve fluctuating levels of gonadal… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000453664

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@article{Karpinski2017EffectOG, title={Effect of Gonadal Hormones on Neurotransmitters Implicated in the Pathophysiology of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Critical Review.}, author={Marta Karpinski and Gabriella Francesca Mattina and Meir Steiner}, journal={Neuroendocrinology}, year={2017}, volume={105 1}, pages={1-16} }