Schizophrenia and alcohol dependence: diverse clinical effects of oxytocin and their evolutionary origins.

Abstract

Beginning in 1979 with the first report that central administration of oxytocin stimulates maternal behavior in virgin rats, decades of animal research and more recent human studies have demonstrated that oxytocin has many pro-social effects. These many findings suggest that oxytocin may be an effective treatment for social deficits that are hallmark… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.brainres.2014.01.050

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@article{Pedersen2014SchizophreniaAA, title={Schizophrenia and alcohol dependence: diverse clinical effects of oxytocin and their evolutionary origins.}, author={Cort A. Pedersen}, journal={Brain research}, year={2014}, volume={1580}, pages={102-23} }