Psychoendocrinology of Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

  title={Psychoendocrinology of Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia},
  author={Heino F L Meyer-Bahlburg},
Abstract The syndromes of congenital adrenal hyperplasia, particularly their classical variants, present diverse medical and psychosocial challenges to the affected individual that may affect all stages of life from the prenatal phase through old age. This chapter reviews the psychological outcomes in terms of gender, general cognitive development, psychopathology, sexuality, and quality of life, the factors that contribute to these outcomes, including neuroanatomy and brain function, and the… CONTINUE READING