Kerstin Uvänas-Moberg

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Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi [Oxytocin, a mediator of anti-stress, well-being, social interaction, growth and healing]
    Kerstin Uvnas-Moberg
    Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Animal Physiology, PO Box 7045, S 75007 Uppsala, Sweden
    Z Psychosom Med Psychother 51:57-80. 2005
  2. ncbi The effect of Russian Maternity Home routines on breastfeeding and neonatal weight loss with special reference to swaddling
    K Bystrova
    Department of Hospital Pediatrics, St Petersburg State Pediatric Medical Academy, St Petersburg, Russia
    Early Hum Dev 83:29-39. 2007
  3. pmc Gastroparesis is associated with oxytocin deficiency, oesophageal dysmotility with hyperCCKemia, and autonomic neuropathy with hypergastrinemia
    Julia Borg
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Gastroenterology Division, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    BMC Gastroenterol 9:17. 2009
  4. ncbi The psychobiology of emotion: the role of the oxytocinergic system
    Kerstin Uvänas-Moberg
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Division of Pharmacology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Behav Med 12:59-65. 2005
  5. ncbi [Oxytocin--biochemical link for human relations. Mediator of antistress, well-being, social interaction, growth, healing...]
    Kerstin Uvnas-Moberg
    Institutionen för anatomi och fysiologi, Statens Lantbruksuniversitet, Uppsala
    Lakartidningen 101:2634-9. 2004
  6. ncbi Prolyl-leucyl-glycinamide shares some effects with oxytocin but decreases oxytocin levels
    Maria Petersson
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Endocrine and Diabetes Unit, Karolinska Institutet Karolinska Hospital, S 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Physiol Behav 83:475-81. 2004
  7. ncbi Systemic oxytocin treatment modulates glucocorticoid and mineralocorticoid receptor mRNA in the rat hippocampus
    Maria Petersson
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Endocrine and Diabetes Unit, Karolinska Institutet Karolinska Hospital, S 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Neurosci Lett 343:97-100. 2003
  8. ncbi Effects of an acute stressor on blood pressure and heart rate in rats pretreated with intracerebroventricular oxytocin injections
    Maria Petersson
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 32:959-65. 2007
  9. ncbi Repeated massage-like stimulation induces long-term effects on nociception: contribution of oxytocinergic mechanisms
    Irene Lund
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Neurosci 16:330-8. 2002
  10. ncbi Postnatal oxytocin treatment and postnatal stroking of rats reduce blood pressure in adulthood
    Sarah Holst
    Department of Animal Physiology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala
    Auton Neurosci 99:85-90. 2002

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Publications12

  1. ncbi [Oxytocin, a mediator of anti-stress, well-being, social interaction, growth and healing]
    Kerstin Uvnas-Moberg
    Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Animal Physiology, PO Box 7045, S 75007 Uppsala, Sweden
    Z Psychosom Med Psychother 51:57-80. 2005
    ..In addition, various types of psychotherapy involving transfer of support, warmth and empathy are likely to induce similar effects, which thus contribute to the positive effects of these kinds of therapies...
  2. ncbi The effect of Russian Maternity Home routines on breastfeeding and neonatal weight loss with special reference to swaddling
    K Bystrova
    Department of Hospital Pediatrics, St Petersburg State Pediatric Medical Academy, St Petersburg, Russia
    Early Hum Dev 83:29-39. 2007
    ..Few investigations have considered evaluating the effects of certain combinations of ward routines like swaddling of the baby and separation of mother and baby on infant variables such as neonatal weight loss...
  3. pmc Gastroparesis is associated with oxytocin deficiency, oesophageal dysmotility with hyperCCKemia, and autonomic neuropathy with hypergastrinemia
    Julia Borg
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Gastroenterology Division, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    BMC Gastroenterol 9:17. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to examine if concentrations of oxytocin, cholecystokinin (CCK), gastrin and vasopressin in plasma differ between diabetics with normal function and dysfunction in GI motility...
  4. ncbi The psychobiology of emotion: the role of the oxytocinergic system
    Kerstin Uvänas-Moberg
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Division of Pharmacology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Behav Med 12:59-65. 2005
    ..By including this new system, the model of the integrated individual becomes more complete and it enriches the understanding of emotional aspects of brain functioning...
  5. ncbi [Oxytocin--biochemical link for human relations. Mediator of antistress, well-being, social interaction, growth, healing...]
    Kerstin Uvnas-Moberg
    Institutionen för anatomi och fysiologi, Statens Lantbruksuniversitet, Uppsala
    Lakartidningen 101:2634-9. 2004
  6. ncbi Prolyl-leucyl-glycinamide shares some effects with oxytocin but decreases oxytocin levels
    Maria Petersson
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Endocrine and Diabetes Unit, Karolinska Institutet Karolinska Hospital, S 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Physiol Behav 83:475-81. 2004
    ..In addition, PLG also induced some other effects similar to those induced by oxytocin treatment but when administered in high doses it decreased oxytocin levels...
  7. ncbi Systemic oxytocin treatment modulates glucocorticoid and mineralocorticoid receptor mRNA in the rat hippocampus
    Maria Petersson
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Endocrine and Diabetes Unit, Karolinska Institutet Karolinska Hospital, S 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Neurosci Lett 343:97-100. 2003
    ..Thus, oxytocin may modulate the activity of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal-axis also at the hippocampal level in rats...
  8. ncbi Effects of an acute stressor on blood pressure and heart rate in rats pretreated with intracerebroventricular oxytocin injections
    Maria Petersson
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 32:959-65. 2007
    ..No such effect was observed in the control group. Thus repeated oxytocin treatment can, in spite of decreasing blood pressure during basal conditions, increase cardiovascular reactivity to some types of stressors...
  9. ncbi Repeated massage-like stimulation induces long-term effects on nociception: contribution of oxytocinergic mechanisms
    Irene Lund
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Neurosci 16:330-8. 2002
    ..The long-term antinociceptive effects of massage-like stroking may be attributed, at least partly, to the oxytocinergic system and its interaction with the opioid system, especially the mu- and the kappa-receptors in the PAG...
  10. ncbi Postnatal oxytocin treatment and postnatal stroking of rats reduce blood pressure in adulthood
    Sarah Holst
    Department of Animal Physiology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala
    Auton Neurosci 99:85-90. 2002
    ..No changes in heart rate were found. In conclusion, both postnatal OT treatment and postnatal stroking reduced blood pressure in adulthood. In addition, in female rats, OT reduced the increase in blood pressure caused by prenatal stress...
  11. doi Postnatal oxytocin treatment of spontaneously hypertensive male rats decreases blood pressure and body weight in adulthood
    Maria Petersson
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Endocrine and Diabetes Unit, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Neurosci Lett 440:166-9. 2008
    ..128; p=0.10). Heart rate was equal in the two groups. The postnatally oxytocin-treated male SHR had a significantly lower body weight at the age of 5-8 weeks compared to the controls (ANOVA p=0.014)...
  12. ncbi Maternal axillar and breast temperature after giving birth: effects of delivery ward practices and relation to infant temperature
    Ksenia Bystrova
    Division of Reproductive and Perinatal Health, Department of Woman and Child Health in Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Birth 34:291-300. 2007
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