Published in Women's Health Weekly, November 11th, 2004
According to a study from England, "Females have a higher prevalence than men of neuropsychiatric disorders in which dopaminergic abnormalities play a prominent role, e.g. very late-onset schizophrenia and Parkinson's disease (PD). The biological basis of these sex differences is unknown but may include modulation of the dopaminergic system by sex hormones, as there is preliminary evidence that estrogen modulates treatment response in these disorders.
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