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Sex hormones and healthy psychological aging in women. / Navarro-Pardo, Esperanza; Holland, Carol A.; Cano, Antonio.

In: Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, Vol. 9, 439, 09.01.2018.

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Navarro-Pardo, E, Holland, CA & Cano, A 2018, 'Sex hormones and healthy psychological aging in women', Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, vol. 9, 439. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnagi.2017.00439

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Navarro-Pardo, E., Holland, C. A., & Cano, A. (2018). Sex hormones and healthy psychological aging in women. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 9, [439]. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnagi.2017.00439

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Navarro-Pardo E, Holland CA, Cano A. Sex hormones and healthy psychological aging in women. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience. 2018 Jan 9;9. 439. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnagi.2017.00439

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Navarro-Pardo, Esperanza ; Holland, Carol A. ; Cano, Antonio. / Sex hormones and healthy psychological aging in women. In: Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience. 2018 ; Vol. 9.

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