Influences Of Oestrogen On Neurodegneration And Behaviours

Grant number: 494813 | Funding period: 2008 - 2010

Completed

Abstract

More women develop Alzheimer's disease whereas more men develop Parkinson's disease. This study will try to understand whether sex hormones play a part in the devlopment of these diseases. This study will also try to answer how the female sex hormone, oestrogen, influences behaviour and or development of mental health problems such as depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

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