Effects of DHEA administration on episodic memory, cortisol and mood in healthy young men: a double-blind, placebo-controlled study

@article{Alhaj2005EffectsOD,
  title={Effects of DHEA administration on episodic memory, cortisol and mood in healthy young men: a double-blind, placebo-controlled study},
  author={Hamid Alhaj and Anna E. Massey and RH McAllister-Williams},
  journal={Psychopharmacology},
  year={2005},
  volume={188},
  pages={541-551}
}
RationaleDehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) has been reported to enhance cognition in rodents, although there are inconsistent findings in humans.ObjectivesThe aim of this study was to investigate the effects of DHEA administration in healthy young men on episodic memory and its neural correlates utilising an event-related potential (ERP) technique.MethodsTwenty-four healthy young men were treated with a 7-day course of oral DHEA (150 mg b.d.) or placebo in a double blind, random, crossover and… 

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