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Sexually dimorphic effects of oxytocin receptor gene (OXTR) variants on Harm Avoidance

Stankova, Trayana and Eichhammer, Peter and Langguth, Berthold and Sand, Philipp G. (2012) Sexually dimorphic effects of oxytocin receptor gene (OXTR) variants on Harm Avoidance. Biology of Sex Differences 3, p. 17.

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Background Recent research has suggested that oxytocin receptor gene (OXTR) variants may account for individual differences in social behavior, the effects of stress and parenting styles. Little is known, however, on a putative role of the gene in heritable temperamental traits. Methods We addressed effects of two common OXTR variants, rs237900 and rs237902, on personality dimensions in 99 ...


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Item Type:Article
Date:30 July 2012
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Deposited On:07 Sep 2012 06:41
Last Modified:13 Mar 2014 19:58
Item ID:25858
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