Up-regulated expression of oxytocin mRNA in peripheral blood lymphocytes from first-episode schizophrenia patients

Abstract

Schizophrenia (SZ) is a severe neuropsychiatric disorder with significant social cognition impairment. Increasing evidence has suggested that neuropeptides oxytocin (OXT) and arginine vasopressin (AVP) are important mediators of complex social cognition and behavior associates with SZ. In the present study, forty-three first-episode schizophrenia (FES… (More)
DOI: 10.18632/oncotarget.20252

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