Plasma oxytocin levels in depression and their correlation with the temperament dimension of reward dependence.

@article{Bell2006PlasmaOL,
  title={Plasma oxytocin levels in depression and their correlation with the temperament dimension of reward dependence.},
  author={Caroline J. Bell and Helen Nicholson and Roger T. Mulder and Sue E. Luty and Peter R. Joyce},
  journal={Journal of psychopharmacology},
  year={2006},
  volume={20 5},
  pages={656-60}
}
Evidence suggests that the neuropeptide oxytocin plays a role in social affiliation. This behaviour may be related more to personality dimensions than specific psychiatric diagnoses. This study investigated the relationship between plasma oxytocin levels and personality dimensions using the Temperament and Character Inventory (TCI) in 60 outpatients with major depression. The strongest correlation was between plasma oxytocin levels and the temperament dimension of Reward Dependence (0.425… CONTINUE READING

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