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Bodybuilding’s dark side: Clues to anabolic steroid use

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Related resources

  • Pope HG Jr, Brower KJ. Anabolic-androgenic steroid abuse. In: Sadock BJ, Sadock VA (eds). Comprehensive textbook of psychiatry (8th ed). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (in press).
  • Yesalis CE (ed). Anabolic steroids in sport and exercise (2nd ed). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2000.
  • The Taylor Hooton Foundation. Started by the father of a high school athlete who committed suicide during a depressive episode apparently precipitated by AAS withdrawal. Includes links to related Web sites. http://www.taylorhooton.org/about.asp. Accessed Nov. 10, 2004.


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