Effects of anabolic-androgens on brain reward function

@inproceedings{Mhillaj2015EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of anabolic-androgens on brain reward function},
  author={Emanuela Mhillaj and Maria Grazia Morgese and Paolo Tucci and Mar{\'i}a Florencia Bove and Stefania Schiavone and Luigia Trabace},
  booktitle={Front. Neurosci.},
  year={2015}
}
Androgens are mainly prescribed to treat several diseases caused by testosterone deficiency. However, athletes try to promote muscle growth by manipulating testosterone levels or assuming androgen anabolic steroids (AAS). These substances were originally synthesized to obtain anabolic effects greater than testosterone. Although AAS are rarely prescribed compared to testosterone, their off-label utilization is very wide. Furthermore, combinations of different steroids and doses generally higher… CONTINUE READING

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