Explores the latest research on anabolic steroid use, including health consequences of steroid abuse, the effects it can have on behavior, prevention research, and effective treatment approaches.
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Published: July 2001
Revised: August 2006
Author: National Institute on Drug Abuse
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As a result of scientific research, we know that addiction is a disease that affects both brain and behavior.