8. Oxytocin

  1. Stefan G. Hofmann
  1. Markus Heinrichs,
  2. Frances S. Chen and
  3. Gregor Domes

Published Online: 29 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119945901.ch8

Psychobiological Approaches for Anxiety Disorders: Treatment Combination Strategies

Psychobiological Approaches for Anxiety Disorders: Treatment Combination Strategies

How to Cite

Heinrichs, M., Chen, F. S. and Domes, G. (2012) Oxytocin, in Psychobiological Approaches for Anxiety Disorders: Treatment Combination Strategies (ed S. G. Hofmann), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119945901.ch8

Editor Information

  1. Boston University, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Psychology, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 23 MAR 2012

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Clinical Psychology

Book Series Editors:

  1. Adrian Wells

Series Editor Information

  1. School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470971819

Online ISBN: 9781119945901

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Keywords:

  • oxytocin;
  • OXT, social cognition regulation;
  • OXT impaired functioning;
  • mental disorders;
  • neurophysiological bases;
  • OXT and behavior;
  • emotion recognition;
  • OXTR polymorphisms;
  • SAD, fear of negative evaluation;
  • OXT, and pharmacological intervention

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Neurophysiological Bases of Oxytocin

  • Oxytocin and Human Social Behavior

  • Methodological Issues

  • Social Stress and Anxiety

  • Emotion Recognition

  • Social Cognition and Memory

  • Prosocial Behavior

  • Combining Oxytocin and Psychotherapy for the Treatment of ‘Social Disorders’

  • Conclusion

  • References