Psychosexual stimulation and plasma testosterone in man

  title={Psychosexual stimulation and plasma testosterone in man},
  author={K. M. Pirke and G. Kockott and F. Dittmar},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
  • K. M. Pirke, G. Kockott, F. Dittmar
  • Published 1974
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Archives of Sexual Behavior
  • Plasma testosterone was measured every 15 min for 3 1/2 hr in eight male subjects before, during, and after the showing of a sexually explicit movie. There was an average increase of 35% in testosterone. The maximum concentration was observed 60–90 min after the end of the film. No increase was found in eight control subjects who saw a sexually neutral film. 
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