HORMONE AND HORMONAL AGENTS IN THE TREATMENT OF AGGRESSION

@article{Blumer1975HORMONEAH,
  title={HORMONE AND HORMONAL AGENTS IN THE TREATMENT OF AGGRESSION},
  author={Dorothy Blumer and Claude J. Migeon},
  journal={The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease},
  year={1975},
  volume={160},
  pages={127–137}
}
  • D. Blumer, C. Migeon
  • Published 1 February 1975
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease
Evidence for the role of androgens in the male aggressive and sexual behavior is reviewed. Medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA; Provera, Upjohn) has a marked antiandrogen property; it is effective in lowering the testosterone level and controlling certain otherwise intractable sex deviations. The finding in 6 patients treated for sex deviation are summarized. The effects of MPA in the treatment of 11 temporal lobe epileptics and 5 other patients with severe angry-aggressive behavior disorder are… 

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