Technische Universität München

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Psychological effects of anabolic androgenic steroids, appearing in the form of high dominance level and aggressive behaviour, might be considered by an athlete as  favourable factors during training and sport competition. However, overdosed and long lasting application of anabolic androgenic steroids increases also the level of irritability, causes personality disturbances and psychiatric syndromes. The high level of aggressiveness and lack of control could bring some social devastating effects, including murder and suicide.