Oxytocin, Social Cognition and Psychiatry

@article{Young2015OxytocinSC,
  title={Oxytocin, Social Cognition and Psychiatry},
  author={Larry J. Young},
  journal={Neuropsychopharmacology},
  year={2015},
  volume={40},
  pages={243-244}
}
  • Larry J. Young
  • Published 2015
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Neuropsychopharmacology
  • Oxytocin (OT) has an ancient role in modulating sensing and responding to social stimuli, from nematodes to man. OT regulates not only mammalian labor and nursing, but also maternal behavior. There is increasing evidence that OT influences human parenting and mediates the impact of parenting on infant socio-emotional development (Rilling and Young, 2014). Preclinical studies suggest that OT increases the salience and rewarding value of social stimuli. OT acts in the rodent amygdala to enhance… CONTINUE READING

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