The effect of intranasal administration of oxytocin on fear recognition

  title={The effect of intranasal administration of oxytocin on fear recognition},
  author={M. Fischer-Shofty and S. Shamay-Tsoory and H. Harari and Y. Levkovitz},
  • M. Fischer-Shofty, S. Shamay-Tsoory, +1 author Y. Levkovitz
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Neuropsychologia
  • The oxytocinergic system has recently been placed amongst the most promising targets for various psychiatric treatments due to its role in prosocial behavior and anxiety reduction. Although recent studies have demonstrated a general effect of administration of oxytocin on emotion recognition, no study to date has examine the effect of oxytocin on each emotion separately. In the present study, a double-blind placebo-controlled crossover design was used in a dynamic facial expression task, in… CONTINUE READING
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