ANTIANDROGEN THERAPY

a type of medical treatment using anitandrogens to mitigate an excessive level of male hormones. Specifically, it may correct hair loss, prostrate cancer, and masculine traits (e.g. facial hair) in women. More recently, it has been used in the treatment of sex offenders.

ANTIANDROGEN THERAPY: "The female participated in antiandrogen therapy to reduce the male hormone levels that were causing her to grow facial hair."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "ANTIANDROGEN THERAPY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/antiandrogen-therapy/ (accessed July 27, 2017).
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