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Psychosexual stimulation and plasma testosterone in man

Abstract

Plasma testosterone was measured every 15 min for 3 1/2 hr in eight male subjects before, during, and after the showing of a sexually explicit movie. There was an average increase of 35% in testosterone. The maximum concentration was observed 60–90 min after the end of the film. No increase was found in eight control subjects who saw a sexually neutral film.

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Pirke, K.M., Kockott, G. & Dittmar, F. Psychosexual stimulation and plasma testosterone in man. Arch Sex Behav 3, 577–584 (1974). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01541140

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Keywords

  • Testosterone
  • Control Subject
  • Maximum Concentration
  • Social Issue
  • Male Subject