HPA axis dysregulation in men with hypersexual disorder

@article{Chatzittofis2016HPAAD,
  title={HPA axis dysregulation in men with hypersexual disorder},
  author={A. Chatzittofis and S. Arver and K. {\"O}berg and J. Hallberg and J. Jokinen},
  journal={Psychoneuroendocrinology},
  year={2016},
  volume={63},
  pages={247-253}
}
Hypersexual disorder integrating pathophysiological aspects such as sexual desire deregulation, sexual addiction, impulsivity and compulsivity was suggested as a diagnosis for the DSM-5. However, little is known about the neurobiology behind this disorder. A dysregulation of the hypothalamic pituitary adrenal (HPA) axis has been shown in psychiatric disorders but has not been investigated in hypersexual disorder. The aim of this study was to investigate the function of the HPA axis in… Expand
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