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Oxytocin

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Oxytocin (Oxt) is a hormone, neuropeptide, and medication. As a medication, it is used to cause ... The use of oxytocin as a medication can result in excessive contraction of the .... Disclosure of ...

Can The 'Trust Hormone' Make It As A Treatment For Schizophrenia ...

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Dec 12, 2013 ... Can The 'Trust Hormone' Make It As A Treatment For Schizophrenia ... be illegal for Retrophin to promote the drug for autism or schizophrenia.

Oxytocin Makes Schizophrenia Patients More Socially Savvy

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Apr 29, 2013 ... Intranasal oxytocin helps patients with schizophrenia discern when ... The prosocial peptide oxytocin, which has been found to foster trust, ... The hormone also improved the ability to discern moods, and it ... "We can usually treat the positive symptoms of schizophrenia, such as .... Molecular autism 3(1): 1-9.

Could the “Love Hormone” Reduce Schizophrenia Symptoms ...

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Oxytocin is under study as a treatment for schizophrenia, autism and other brain ... inhaling a hormone believed to have a role in building trust between people may ... relationship bonds, oxytocin may make social interaction more rewarding or ...

The Trust Hormone: How Oxytocin Can Help Treat Autism ...

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Jun 19, 2013 ... Treating autism continues to be a major challenge with few medications making any difference to its core symptoms, namely social impairment, ...

'Trust Hormone' May Improve Autism | Science | AAAS

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Feb 16, 2010 ... High-functioning patients given a dose of oxytocin become more social. ... A dose of the "trust hormone" oxytocin may help bring some autistic people out of their shell. ... drugs to treat a variety of social disorders, including schizophrenia ... that addressing autism early can sometimes help curb the condit...

'Love hormone' may have role in schizophrenia therapy

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Jan 14, 2015 ... Trust. Empathy. Loyalty. Connection. These are all good things in human ... On another front, they want to see how far the hormone can go as an ... It helps make childbirth and breastfeeding easier. ... Oxytocin is being explored for a range of potential psychiatric uses, from autism and schizophrenia to social ...

"The role of oxytocin in psychiatric disorders: A review of biological ...

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Oxytocin is a peptide hormone integral in parturition, milk let-down, and ... including social decision making, evaluating and responding to social stimuli ... Keywords: oxytocin, autism, schizophrenia, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, humans, review ..... Low oxytocin levels after trust-related interactions were correlated with ...

'Trust hormone' oxytocin helps old muscle work like new, study finds ...

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Jun 10, 2014 ... 'Trust hormone' oxytocin helps old muscle work like new, study finds ... associated with mental disorders such as autism, schizophrenia and dementia. ... could become a viable alternative to hormone replacement therapy as a ...

“Love Hormone” Oxytocin Shows Promise in Treating Anxiety ...

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“Love Hormone” Oxytocin Shows Promise in Treating Anxiety Disorders ... stress and promote pro-social behaviors such as trust, empathy, and openness to social risk. Oxytocin has now been shown to make the amygdala less reactive to ... These findings suggest that oxytocin can have specific effects in people with anxiety ...

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'Love Hormone' Oxytocin Shows Promise for Treating Mental Illness

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Dec 5, 2010 ... Researchers are now investigating oxytocin's potential as a therapy for a variety of ... and anxiety, and improve social abilities among those with autism. .... And oxytocin's trust effect could help those with schizophrenia, making ...

A cautionary note on oxytocin as a treatment for psychiatric ...

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Aug 12, 2013 ... The hormone oxytocin is known for its widespread effects on social and ... is ever to become a long-term treatment for autism or schizophrenia," said Dr. John Krystal, ... with the psychiatrists carrying out clinical trials, will be necessary to use ... July 18, 2013 — The so-called trust hormone, oxytocin, may not...

Oxytocin's other side - American Psychological Association

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Research does link it to increased trust, social bonding and even a ... it could help treat mental health disorders, including autism, social anxiety disorder and schizophrenia. ... That makes oxytocin researchers nervous. ... Her work on oxytocin suggests that the hormone is high in women whose relationships are in distress.