The Effects of Estrogen on Brain Function by Natalie L. Rasgon

By Natalie L. Rasgon

This well timed quantity experiences present facts at the results of estrogen at the imperative anxious approach, highlighting medical points of this subject. specialists from the fields of psychiatry, pharmacology, neurology, and geriatrics collaborate to explain the identified hazards and advantages of hormone treatment and discover questions that stay to be elucidated.

Among the themes discussed:" Preclinical facts on estrogen's results on cognitive functionality" The short-lived results of hormone substitute remedy on cognitive functionality" Structural and useful mind imaging info regardingestrogen's results at the valuable anxious method " Preclinical efforts to strengthen potent NeuroSERMs for the mind " the consequences of estrogen on mood

Citing the continued confusion over the hazards and advantages of estrogen remedy, the members emphasize the necessity for extra study on medicine, doses, arrangements, equipment of management, substitute cures, and vitamins.

This quantity educates researchers, clinicians, and scholars at the present knowledge―including the results of estrogen on temper, cognition, and mind metabolism―and presents directions for scientific perform and destiny research.

Contributors: Roberta Diaz Brinton, Ph.D., collage of Southern California; Cheri L. Geist, B.A., David Geffen college of medication, college of California at l. a.; Robert B. Gibbs, Ph.D., collage of Pittsburgh university of Pharmacy; Eva Hogervorst, Ph.D., college of Loughborough and collage of Oxford; Pauline M. Maki, Ph.D., Neuropsychiatric Institute, collage of Illinois–Chicago; Peter J. Schmidt, M.D., nationwide Institute of psychological overall healthiness; Daniel H. S. Silverman, M.D., Ph.D., David Geffen college of drugs, college of California at la; Katherine E. Williams, M.D., Stanford college university of medication; Kristine Yaffe, M.D., collage of California, San Francisco, and San Francisco VA scientific middle; Laurel N. Zappert, B.A., Stanford college tuition of medication; Liqin Zhao, Ph.D., college of Southern California

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