Effects of Endocrine Health on Mental Performance of Men and Women Using Drugs
The purpose of this study is to understand the effects of decreased functioning of the testes or ovaries on mental performance in males and females using illicit drugs excluding marijuana.
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Positive or Negative
|Study Design:||Time Perspective: Prospective|
|Official Title:||Effects of Endocrine Health on the Cognitive Function of Men and Women Using Drugs: A Cross-sectional Investigation|
|Study Start Date:||August 2004|
|Study Completion Date:||December 2010|
|Primary Completion Date:||June 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
|+IDU/+HIV or -HIV|
|-IDU and -HIV (controls)|
This research is being done to understand the effects of endocrine abnormalities, specifically hypogonadism (decreased functioning of the testes or ovaries) on cognitive (mental) performance in males and females using illicit drugs (excluding marijuana).
|United States, Maryland|
|Johns Hopkins University, The Clinical Trials Unit|
|Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21205|
|Principal Investigator:||Adrian S Dobs, M.D.||Johns Hopkins University|