Relationship between total testosterone, cognitive function, depressive behavior, and sleep quality in chronic kidney disease patients not on dialysis


Afsar B.

CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL NEPHROLOGY, vol.17, no.1, pp.59-65, 2013 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s10157-012-0652-0
  • Journal Name: CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL NEPHROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.59-65

Abstract

Studies show that testosterone levels are associated with cognitive function, depression, and sleep quality in the general population. However, these relationships in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients not on dialysis have not yet been evaluated before.