Oral Contraceptives and Psychiatric Disturbance: Evidence from Research

Weissman, Myrna
March 1973
British Journal of Psychiatry;Mar73, Vol. 122 Issue 568, p346
Academic Journal
An abstract of the article "Oral Contraceptives and Psychiatric Disturbance: Evidence from Research," by Myrna M. Weissman and Andrew E. Slaby is presented. Researchers undertook a synoptic review of studies relating psychiatric disorder to the use of oral contraceptive agents. They concluded on the lack of evidence for justifying the belief that oral contraceptives caused psychiatric symptoms primarily on a pharmacologic basis.


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