Effects of estrogen on memory function in surgically menopausal women.

@article{Phillips1992EffectsOE,
  title={Effects of estrogen on memory function in surgically menopausal women.},
  author={Stuart M Phillips and Barbara B. Sherwin},
  journal={Psychoneuroendocrinology},
  year={1992},
  volume={17 5},
  pages={485-95}
}
The effects of estrogen (E) on memory were assessed in 19 women who required a hysterectomy and bilateral oophorectomy for benign disease. Blood samples were drawn and memory tests were administered before surgery and again after 2 mo of postoperative treatment consisting of either monthly E or placebo (PL) injections. Scores on the immediate and delayed recall of paired-associates stayed at the same level in E-treated women, whereas they decreased significantly pre- to post-operatively in the… CONTINUE READING

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