HPA axis dysregulation in men with hypersexual disorder

  title={HPA axis dysregulation in men with hypersexual disorder},
  author={Andreas Chatzittofis and Stefan Arver and Katarina G{\"o}rts {\"O}berg and Jon Hallberg and Peter Nordstr{\"o}m and Jussi Jokinen},
Normal Testosterone but Higher Luteinizing Hormone Plasma Levels in Men With Hypersexual Disorder
HPA-axis dysregulation is not associated with accelerated epigenetic aging in patients with hypersexual disorder
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Evidence suggests that the neuroendocrine systems are involved in the pathophysiology of compulsive sexual behavior, especially those considering co-occurring psychiatric disorders and obtaining hormonal assessments in experimental circumstances with appropriate control groups.
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