Psychoendocrine investigation in schizophrenia: relationship between pituitary-gonadal function and behavior.

@article{Brambilla1974PsychoendocrineII,
  title={Psychoendocrine investigation in schizophrenia: relationship between pituitary-gonadal function and behavior.},
  author={Francesca Brambilla and Anita Guerrini and F. Riggi and F Ricciardi},
  journal={Diseases of the nervous system},
  year={1974},
  volume={35 8},
  pages={362-7}
}
The Authors examine possible connections between the schizophrenic syndrome and the hypothalamo-pituitary-gonadal system, assuming that hormonal impairments may correlate with the appearance and development of peculiar behavioral features. The hormonal status and the behavioral parameters have been examined before, during and after a psychopharmacological therapy, and a combination of a psychopharmacological-hormonal treatment. Data have been obtained in 12 male hebephrenic schizophrenics, aged… CONTINUE READING