Psychiatric side effects induced by supraphysiological doses of combinations of anabolic steroids correlate to the severity of abuse

@article{Pagonis2006PsychiatricSE,
  title={Psychiatric side effects induced by supraphysiological doses of combinations of anabolic steroids correlate to the severity of abuse},
  author={Thomas A Pagonis and Nikiforos V. Angelopoulos and George N. Koukoulis and Christos Hadjichristodoulou},
  journal={European Psychiatry},
  year={2006},
  volume={21},
  pages={551 - 562}
}
Abstract Objective The objective of our study was to evaluate the psychological consequences of real-world AAS use in athletes abusing such agents, in comparison with a placebo and control group of comparable athletes, while correlating the severity of abuse with the side effects observed. The hypothesis tested by the study was that the use of AAS induces a wide range of psychological side effects whose impact and emergence is dependent upon the severity of the abuse. Design The study includes… Expand
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