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Oxytocin reduces amygdala responses during threat approach

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Oxytocin reduces amygdala responses to threatening social stimuli in males and has been suggested to facilitate approach-related processing by either decreasing anxiety or intensifying salience. The current administration study tested whether oxytocin either reduces or enhances amygdala responses during threat approach in a placebo-controlled randomized, double-blind, between-subjects design with 52 healthy males undergoing fMRI during a social approach-avoidance task. Oxytocin decreased amyg...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Roelofs, K More by this author
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Volman, I
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Psychoneuroendocrinology Journal website
Volume:
79
Pages:
160-166
Publication date:
2017-02-28
Acceptance date:
2017-02-27
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ISSN:
0306-4530
Pubs id:
pubs:807204
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uri:dfbb17e4-7514-408a-b7a0-257e8e91d3b5
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uuid:dfbb17e4-7514-408a-b7a0-257e8e91d3b5
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pubs:807204

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