TITLE

GIRLS BEHAVING BADLY

AUTHOR(S)
Velazquez, Eric; Detz, Jeanine
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Sep2005, Vol. 66 Issue 9, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the increase in the use of testosterone-laden pills, creams and shots by high school girls in the U.S. in the 1990s according to studies. Percentage of girls who admitted trying anabolic steroids; Reasons cited by students for using steroids.
ACCESSION #
17892104

 

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