Morgan Scarth

  • PhD candidate
  • +47 973 42 699

Research interests:

  • Effects of anabolic steroids on the brain and mental health
  • Dependence on anabolic steroids

Relevant links:

Morgan Scarth (researchgate.net)

Morgan Scarth - Google Scholar

Morgan Scarth (0000-0003-4266-8749) - ORCID

PhD-prosjekter hos RusForsk - Oslo universitetssykehus (oslo-universitetssykehus.no)

Project:

Anabolic-androgenic steroid use – impact on brain health and dependence.

 

Publications 2024

Klonteig S, Scarth M, Bjørnebekk A (2024)
Sleep pathology and use of anabolic androgen steroids among male weightlifters in Norway
BMC Psychiatry, 24 (1), 62
DOI 10.1186/s12888-024-05516-6, PubMed 38254047

Publications 2023

Jørstad ML, Scarth M, Torgersen S, Pope HG, Bjørnebekk A (2023)
Clustering psychopathology in male anabolic-androgenic steroid users and nonusing weightlifters
Brain Behav, 13 (7), e3040
DOI 10.1002/brb3.3040, PubMed 37150843

Scarth M, Hauger LE, Thorsby PM, Leknes S, Hullstein IR, Westlye LT, Bjørnebekk A (2023)
Supraphysiological testosterone levels from anabolic steroid use and reduced sensitivity to negative facial expressions in men
Psychopharmacology (Berl), 241 (4), 701-715
DOI 10.1007/s00213-023-06497-2, PubMed 37993638

Scarth M, Westlye LT, Havnes IA, Bjørnebekk A (2023)
Investigating anabolic-androgenic steroid dependence and muscle dysmorphia with network analysis among male weightlifters
BMC Psychiatry, 23 (1), 342
DOI 10.1186/s12888-023-04781-1, PubMed 37193971

Publications 2022

Bjørnebekk A, Scarth M, Neupane SP, Westlye LT, Hullstein IR, Thorsby PM, Halvorsen B (2022)
Use of High-Dose Androgens Is Associated with Reduced Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor in Male Weightlifters
Neuroendocrinology, 113 (1), 36-47
DOI 10.1159/000526418, PubMed 35944495

Scarth M, Havnes IA, Jørstad ML, McVeigh J, Van Hout MC, Westlye LT, Torgersen S, Bjørnebekk A (2022)
Severity of anabolic steroid dependence, executive function, and personality traits in substance use disorder patients in Norway
Drug Alcohol Depend, 231, 109275
DOI 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2022.109275, PubMed 35030506

Scarth M, Jørstad ML, Reierstad A, Klonteig S, Torgersen S, Hullstein IR, Bjørnebekk A (2022)
Psychopathology among anabolic-androgenic steroid using and non-using female athletes in Norway
J Psychiatr Res, 155, 295-301
DOI 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2022.09.023, PubMed 36170757

Publications 2021

Scarth M, Bjørnebekk A (2021)
Androgen abuse and the brain
Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes, 28 (6), 604-614
DOI 10.1097/MED.0000000000000675, PubMed 34709215

Scarth M, Rissanen I, Scholten RJPM, Geerlings MI (2021)
Biomarkers of Alzheimer's Disease and Cerebrovascular Lesions and Clinical Progression in Patients with Subjective Cognitive Decline: A Systematic Review
J Alzheimers Dis, 83 (3), 1089-1111
DOI 10.3233/JAD-210218, PubMed 34397412

Scarth M, Vonk JMJ, Gerritsen L, GGeerlings MI, UCC-SMART Study Group (2021)
Association of childhood maltreatment and cortisol with the severity and stability of depression symptoms
J Affect Disord, 299, 559-567
DOI 10.1016/j.jad.2021.12.036, PubMed 34936915

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