Oxytocin is associated with PTSD's anxious arousal symptoms in Chinese male earthquake survivors

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Chengqi Cao; Li Wang; Richu Wang; Yulan Qing; Jianxin Zhang;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Co-Action Publishing
  • Journal: European Journal of Psychotraumatology,volume 5 (issn: 2000-8198, eissn: 2000-8066)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4265180, doi: 10.3402/ejpt.v5.26530
  • Subject: PTSD | oxytocin | phenotypic model | association study | Psychiatry | Supplement 1, 2014 | RC435-571
    mesheuropmc: behavioral disciplines and activities | mental disorders | hormones, hormone substitutes, and hormone antagonists

Background: Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a complex and severe mental disorder triggered by exposure to an extraordinarily traumatic event. Human and animal studies have implied the functional role of the oxytocin system in the development of PTSD (Cochran, Fa... View more
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