The relationship between sleep disorders and testosterone in men

Article From: Asian Journal of Andrology Year : 2014  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 2  | Page : 262-265 By: Gary Wittert Discipline of Medicine and Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men's Health, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Abstract Plasma testosterone levels display circadian variation, peaking during sleep, and reaching a nadir in the late afternoon, with a superimposed ultradian [...]

Signs & Symptoms of Intermittent Explosive Disorder

Article From: Valley Behavioural Health System Intermittent explosive disorder (IED) is an impulse-control disorder characterized by sudden episodes of unwarranted anger. The disorder is typified by hostility, impulsivity, and recurrent aggressive outbursts. People with IED essentially “explode” into a rage despite a lack of apparent provocation or reason. Individuals suffering from intermittent explosive disorder [...]

On the effects of testosterone on brain behavioral functions

By Peter Celec, Daniela Ostatníková and Július Hodosy Abstract Testosterone influences the brain via organizational and activational effects. Numerous relevant studies on rodents and a few on humans focusing on specific behavioral and cognitive parameters have been published. The results are, unfortunately, controversial and puzzling. Dosing, timing, even the application route seem to considerably [...]

Freaks, Geeks and Asperger’s Syndrome

By Luke Jackson Drawing from his own experiences and gaining information from his teenage brother and sisters, Luke Jackson wrote this enlightening, honest and witty book in an attempt to address difficult topics such as bullying, friendships, when and how to tell others about AS, school problems, dating and relationships, and morality. www.jkp.com

Look Me in the Eye

By John elder Robison NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER  “As sweet and funny and sad and true and heartfelt a memoir as one could find.” —from the foreword by Augusten Burroughs Ever since he was young, John Robison longed to connect with other people, but by the time he was a teenager, his odd habits—an inclination [...]

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time

By Mark Haddon Christopher is 15 and lives in Swindon with his father. He has Asperger's Syndrome, a form of autism. He is obsessed with maths, science and Sherlock Holmes but finds it hard to understand other people. When he discovers a dead dog on a neighbour's lawn he decides to solve the mystery [...]