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Pain modulation by intranasal oxytocin and emotional picture viewing — a randomized double-blind fMRI study

Zunhammer, Matthias, Geis, Sandra, Busch, Volker, Eichhammer, Peter and Greenlee, Mark W. (2016) Pain modulation by intranasal oxytocin and emotional picture viewing — a randomized double-blind fMRI study. Scientific Reports 6 (31606), pp. 1-10.

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Abstract

The hormone oxytocin has been hypothesized to influence the emotional dimension of pain. This randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind, crossover study explored whether intranasal oxytocin and emotional context can affect heat pain perception in 30 healthy male volunteers. After receiving 36 IU oxytocin or placebo, participants underwent functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) during ...

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Item type:Article
Date:22 August 2016
Institutions:Psychology and Pedagogy > Institut für Psychologie > Lehrstuhl für Psychologie I (Allgemeine Psychologie I und Methodenlehre) - Prof. Dr. Mark W. Greenlee
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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10.1038/srep31606DOI
Article-ID: 31606Other
Dewey Decimal Classification:100 Philosophy & psychology > 150 Psychology
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:34511
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