Estrogen Effects in Psychiatric Disorders

A number of studies, mostly focusing on estrogen replacement therapy in women, have reported beneficial actions of these hormones on various neurobiological and neuropathological parameters in health and disease. Recent research has focused on gender differences and there is increasing evidence that...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Bergemann, Niels., Riecher-Rössler, Anita.
Format: Electronic
Language: English
Published: Vienna : Springer Vienna, 2005.
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Table of Contents:
  • Estrogens in Neuropsychiatric Disorders: From Physiology to Pathophysiology
  • Estrogens and Schizophrenia
  • Gender Differences in Schizophrenia
  • Puberty and Schizophrenia Onset
  • Clinical Estrogen Trials in Patients with Schizophrenia
  • Hypoestrogenism and Estrogen Replacement Therapy in Women Suffering from Schizophrenia
  • The Effect of Estrogens on Depression
  • Estrogens and Other Hormones in the Treatment of Premenstrual Syndromes
  • Estrogens and Perinatal Disorders
  • Estrogen Therapy in Perimenopausal Affective Disorders
  • The Effects of Estrogens on Cognition and Alzheimer's Dementia
  • Effects of Hormone Therapy on Patterns of Brain Activation during Cognitive Activity: A Review of Neuroimaging Studies
  • Estrogens in Alzheimer’s Disease: A Clinical and Neurobiological Perspective
  • Estrogen Therapy: Interface Between Gynecology and Psychiatry.