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Testosterone Predicts Initiation of Coitus in Adolescent Females

Citation

Halpern, Carolyn Tucker; Udry, J. Richard; & Suchindran, Chirayath M. (1997). Testosterone Predicts Initiation of Coitus in Adolescent Females. Psychosomatic Medicine, 59(2), 161-71.

Abstract

Objective: The purposes of this study were to demonstrate, using longitudinal data, that the pubertal rise in testosterone (T) is associated with subsequent increases in female sexual interest and activity, and to examine these relationships within the context of a social control variable.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/00006842-199703000-00008

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

Psychosomatic Medicine

Author(s)

Halpern, Carolyn Tucker
Udry, J. Richard
Suchindran, Chirayath M.

Year Published

1997

Volume Number

59

Issue Number

2

Pages

161-71

Reference ID

864