Oral contraceptives, androgens, and the sexuality of young women: II. The role of androgens.

@article{Bancroft1991OralCA,
  title={Oral contraceptives, androgens, and the sexuality of young women: II. The role of androgens.},
  author={John H J Bancroft and Barbara B. Sherwin and Gerianne M. Alexander and Diane W. Davidson and Andrew D. M. Walker},
  journal={Archives of sexual behavior},
  year={1991},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={121-35}
}
The relationships between plasma free testosterone (FT) and measures of sexual attitude, sexual behavior, and gender role behavior were assessed in 55 oral contraceptive-using and 53 nonusing female undergraduates. Plasma FT and other measures of androgenicity were substantially lower in the oral contraceptive (OC) group. Correlations between FT and certain behavioral and attitudinal measures were found in the OC users but not the nonusers. In the OC users, FT was positively associated with… CONTINUE READING
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