Neural mechanisms of oxytocin receptor gene mediating anxiety-related temperament

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A common variant (rs53576) of the OXTR gene has been implicated in a number of socio-emotional phenotypes, such as anxiety-related behavior. Previous studies have demonstrated that A-allele carriers have higher levels of physiological and dispositional stress reactivity and depressive symptomatology compared to those with the GG genotype, but the mediating… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00429-013-0584-9

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