Stress-induced increase of testosterone: Contributions of social status and sympathetic reactivity

@article{Chichinadze2008StressinducedIO,
  title={Stress-induced increase of testosterone: Contributions of social status and sympathetic reactivity},
  author={K. N. Chichinadze and Nodar Chichinadze},
  journal={Physiology & Behavior},
  year={2008},
  volume={94},
  pages={595-603}
}
  • K. N. Chichinadze, Nodar Chichinadze
  • Published in Physiology & Behavior 2008
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The vast number of studies in both human and animals confirm the inhibiting role of different stressors in the hormonal function of the testicles, decreasing the testosterone (T) level in the blood. However, there also are data suggesting that stress does not invariably inhibit the activity of the testicles. Moreover, the T level in blood may be increased at initial stages of acute stress. Some researchers believe that the last phenomenon is prevalent in organisms that have (i) greater… CONTINUE READING

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