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Oxytocin and emotion processing

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Since the observation that oxytocin has key effects on social decision making, research on this exciting neuropeptide has doubled in volume: hundreds of studies have pursued the promise of a specific oxytocin action on high-level cognition and social function with wide potential translational implications (from autism to social anxiety to dementia). Here we review the evidence on whether the complex behavioural effects observed in humans after exogenous oxytocin administration build on change...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1177/0269881116641872

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Publisher:
SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Psychopharmacology Journal website
Volume:
30
Issue:
11
Pages:
1156-1159
Publication date:
2016-04-12
Acceptance date:
2016-03-07
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EISSN:
1461-7285
ISSN:
0269-8811
Pmid:
27071915
Source identifiers:
616846
Language:
English
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pubs:616846
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uuid:7dd660e7-19d7-440b-be66-d6eb4f8c5192
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pubs:616846
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2016-12-02

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