Role of Oxytocin in Different Neuropsychiatric, Neurodegenerative, and Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Role of Oxytocin in Different Neuropsychiatric, Neurodegenerative, and Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Rev Physiol Biochem Pharmacol. 2022 Nov 24. doi: 10.1007/112_2022_72. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTOxytocin has recently gained significant attention because of its role in the pathophysiology and management of dominant neuropsychiatric disorders. Oxytocin, a peptide hormone synthesized in the hypothalamus, is released into different brain regions, acting as a neurotransmitter. Receptors for oxytocin are present in many areas of the brain, ... read more
Source: PubMedPublished on 2022-11-23By Aya A Ghazy