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21 May 2013

Steroids bad for mental health

A study shows that anabolic steroids may affect one's future mental health.

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 There is a link between use of anabolic-androgenic steroids and reduced mental health later in life.

The study included almost 700 former Swedish wrestlers, weightlifters, powerlifters and throwers who competed at the elite level sometime between 1960 and 1979. Twenty per cent of them admitted using steroids during their active careers. The purpose of the study was to look for links between AAS use and mental problems.

 
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