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By Rainer Landgraf,Inga D. Neumann

Vasopressin and oxytocin are the most important hormones of the hypothalamo-neurohypophysial process, and are famous to be significantly interested in antidiuresis, exertions, and milk ejection. This ebook highlights the newest learn on vasopressin and oxytocin, overlaying a number of organic elements. The skill of either hormones to manage numerous points of social behaviours together with pair-bonding, aggression, maternal love, and sexual behaviour, is a major concentration, as are their interactions with a number of different neuromodulators and transmitters. additionally, the ebook illustrates the new improvement of vasopressin and oxytocin agonists/antagonists as capability medicines to regard not just disturbances of physique fluid homeostasis, but additionally psychological issues, together with social phobia, autism, anxiousness, and melancholy. The promising blend of simple and medical examine, comprising body structure, neuroendocrinology, behavioral biology, pharmacology, imaging and molecular genetics makes this publication a necessary addition to either specialists and scientists new to the sphere alike.

• finished overview of OXT and AVP body structure and behaviour
• each one bankruptcy covers a unique point of OXT and AVP learn and is written through a number one expert
• overview articles are perfect for specialists and novices to the sector alike
• Discusses attention-grabbing behavioural results of oxytocin and vasopressin
• Summarizes the new explosion of neuropeptide learn, body structure and behavior, is in a single location

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