The role of oxytocin in psychiatric disorders: a review of biological and therapeutic research findings.

@article{Cochran2013TheRO,
  title={The role of oxytocin in psychiatric disorders: a review of biological and therapeutic research findings.},
  author={David M. Cochran and Daniel Fallon and Michael Hill and Jean A. Frazier},
  journal={Harvard review of psychiatry},
  year={2013},
  volume={21 5},
  pages={219-47}
}
LEARNING OBJECTIVES After participating in this educational activity, the physician should be better able to 1. Identify the biological role of oxytocin in forming attachments. 2. Evaluate the relationship between various neuropsychiatric disorders and oxytocin. 3. Identify clinical implications of using oxytocin to treat various neuropsychiatric disorders. Oxytocin is a peptide hormone integral in parturition, milk letdown, and maternal behaviors that has been demonstrated in animal studies to… CONTINUE READING
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