Anabolic androgenic steroid abuse and mood disorder: a case report

Anabolic androgenic steroid abuse and mood disorder : a case report / Georgios Papazisis, Dimitrios Kouvelas, Anastasia Mastrogianni, Anastasia Karastergiou. (International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology 10 (2007) 2 (April); p. 291-293)

  • PMID: 16978444
  • DOI: 10.1017/S1461145706007243

The case of a young man, a long-term steroid abuser with a prior history of psychotic depression and manifestations of a current manic episode, is presented. The patient was hospitalized in the D’ Acute Ward of the Psychiatric Hospital of Thessaloniki and he was diagnosed with a substance-induced mood disorder (with manic features), attributed to the use of AAS. A few months after his brief hospitalization and under obscure circumstances the patient committed suicide.

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1 April 2007
Karastergiou, Anastasia
Kouvelas, Dimitrios
Mastrogianni, Anastasia
Papazisis, Georgios
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Αριστοτέλειο Πανεπιστήμιο Θεσσαλονίκης - Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh)
Ψυχιατρικό Νοσοκομείο Θεσσαλονίκης (Ψ.Ν.Θ.) - Psychiatric Hospital of Thessaloniki
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