Effects of Oral Contraceptive Androgenicity on Visuospatial and Social-Emotional Cognition: A Prospective Observational Trial

Authors: Caroline Gurvich, Annabelle M. Warren, Roisin Worsley, Abdul-Rahman Hudaib, Natalie Thomas, and Jayashri Kulkarni

Journal: Brain Sciences

Year Published: 2020

Oral contraceptives (OCs) containing estrogen and progesterone analogues are widely used amongst reproductive-aged women, but their neurocognitive impact is poorly understood. Preliminary studies suggest that OCs improve verbal memory and that OCs with greater androgenic activity […]

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