Oxytocin and the development of parenting in humans.

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BACKGROUND The nonapeptide oxytocin (OT) has been repeatedly implicated in processes of parent-infant bonding in animal models; yet, its role in the development of human parenting has received less attention and no research has addressed the involvement of OT in the transition to fatherhood. METHODS Using a prospective longitudinal design, 160… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2010.02.005

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