K Uvnas-Moberg

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Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi Oxytocin may mediate the benefits of positive social interaction and emotions
    K Uvnas-Moberg
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 23:819-35. 1998
  2. ncbi Oxytocin enhances the effects of clonidine on blood pressure and locomotor activity in rats
    M Petersson
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Auton Nerv Syst 78:49-56. 1999
  3. ncbi Systemic oxytocin treatment modulates alpha 2-adrenoceptors in telencephalic and diencephalic regions of the rat
    Z Diaz-Cabiale
    Department of Neuroscience BZ lab, Karolinska Institute, S 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Brain Res 887:421-5. 2000
  4. ncbi Antagonistic oxytocin/alpha2-adrenoreceptor interactions in the nucleus tractus solitarii: relevance for central cardiovascular control
    Z Diaz-Cabiale
    Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Neuroendocrinol 12:1167-73. 2000
  5. ncbi Oxytocin/alpha(2)-Adrenoceptor interactions in feeding responses
    Z Diaz-Cabiale
    Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Neuroendocrinology 71:209-18. 2000
  6. ncbi Sexual motivation promotes oxytocin secretion in male rats
    V Hillegaart
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Peptides 19:39-45. 1998
  7. ncbi Newborn skin temperature two days postpartum during breastfeeding related to different labour ward practices
    W Jonas
    Department of Women and Child Health, Division for Reproductive and Perinatal Health Care, Karolinska Institute, Retzius Väg 13a, 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
    Early Hum Dev 83:55-62. 2007
  8. ncbi Effects of central oxytocin administration on intraoral intake of glucose in deprived and nondeprived rats
    C M Lokrantz
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Physiol Behav 62:347-52. 1997
  9. ncbi Long-term changes in gastrin, cholecystokinin and insulin in response to oxytocin treatment
    M Petersson
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Neuroendocrinology 69:202-8. 1999
  10. ncbi Steroid dependent effects of oxytocin on spontaneous motor activity in female rats
    M Petersson
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Brain Res Bull 45:301-5. 1998

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  1. ncbi Oxytocin may mediate the benefits of positive social interaction and emotions
    K Uvnas-Moberg
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 23:819-35. 1998
    ..Because of the special properties of oxytocin, including the fact that it can become conditioned to psychological state or imagery, oxytocin may also mediate the benefits attributed to therapies such as hypnosis or meditation...
  2. ncbi Oxytocin enhances the effects of clonidine on blood pressure and locomotor activity in rats
    M Petersson
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Auton Nerv Syst 78:49-56. 1999
    ..These findings imply that alpha 2-adrenoreceptors are involved in the effects of oxytocin treatment on blood pressure and spontaneous motor activity...
  3. ncbi Systemic oxytocin treatment modulates alpha 2-adrenoceptors in telencephalic and diencephalic regions of the rat
    Z Diaz-Cabiale
    Department of Neuroscience BZ lab, Karolinska Institute, S 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Brain Res 887:421-5. 2000
    ..These results suggest that long-term modulation of autonomic and neuroendocrine functions and emotional behaviours elicited by brain oxytocin may involve enhancement of central alpha 2-adrenoceptor function...
  4. ncbi Antagonistic oxytocin/alpha2-adrenoreceptor interactions in the nucleus tractus solitarii: relevance for central cardiovascular control
    Z Diaz-Cabiale
    Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Neuroendocrinol 12:1167-73. 2000
    ....
  5. ncbi Oxytocin/alpha(2)-Adrenoceptor interactions in feeding responses
    Z Diaz-Cabiale
    Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Neuroendocrinology 71:209-18. 2000
    ....
  6. ncbi Sexual motivation promotes oxytocin secretion in male rats
    V Hillegaart
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Peptides 19:39-45. 1998
    ....
  7. ncbi Newborn skin temperature two days postpartum during breastfeeding related to different labour ward practices
    W Jonas
    Department of Women and Child Health, Division for Reproductive and Perinatal Health Care, Karolinska Institute, Retzius Väg 13a, 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
    Early Hum Dev 83:55-62. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi Effects of central oxytocin administration on intraoral intake of glucose in deprived and nondeprived rats
    C M Lokrantz
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Physiol Behav 62:347-52. 1997
    ....
  9. ncbi Long-term changes in gastrin, cholecystokinin and insulin in response to oxytocin treatment
    M Petersson
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Neuroendocrinology 69:202-8. 1999
    ..These effects may be mediated by changes in vagal nerve activity...
  10. ncbi Steroid dependent effects of oxytocin on spontaneous motor activity in female rats
    M Petersson
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Brain Res Bull 45:301-5. 1998
    ..These results show that the effects of OXY on motor activity in female rats are modified by female sex steroid hormones...
  11. ncbi Oxytocin decreases blood pressure in male but not in female spontaneously hypertensive rats
    M Petersson
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Auton Nerv Syst 66:15-8. 1997
    ..These results show that oxytocin may cause a sustained decrease in blood pressure, without affecting heart rate, in male but not in female SHR...
  12. doi Short- and long-term decrease of blood pressure in women during breastfeeding
    W Jonas
    Division for Reproductive and Perinatal Health Care, Department of Women and Child Health, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Breastfeed Med 3:103-9. 2008
    ..This study aimed to investigate the pattern of maternal blood pressure before, during, and after a breastfeed 2 days postpartum. Additionally, blood pressure during the following 25-week breastfeeding period was investigated...
  13. ncbi Oxytocin as a possible mediator of SSRI-induced antidepressant effects
    K Uvnas-Moberg
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 142:95-101. 1999
    ....
  14. ncbi Effects of oxytocin treatment in early life on body weight and corticosterone in adult offspring from ad libitum-fed and food-restricted rats
    A Sohlstrom
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Biol Neonate 78:33-40. 2000
    ..In conclusion, oxytocin treatment early in life seems to ameliorate some of the adverse effects of food restriction in utero...
  15. ncbi Oxytocin causes a sustained decrease in plasma levels of corticosterone in rats
    M Petersson
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Neurosci Lett 264:41-4. 1999
    ..Dexamethasone decreased corticosterone to equal levels in both groups. Thus, OXT seems to be able to stimulate as well as to inhibit the activity within the HPA-axis within a short- and a long-term perspective, respectively...
  16. ncbi Sensory stimulation (massage) reduces blood pressure in unanaesthetized rats
    I Lund
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Auton Nerv Syst 78:30-7. 1999
    ..Especially, the results of the present study demonstrate that massage-like stroking of the abdomen reduces both blood pressure and heart rate below the pre-stimulus baseline levels...
  17. ncbi Corticotropin-releasing factor-induced suppression of gastric emptying in the rat is blocked by cyclo(7-aminoheptanoyl-phe-D-TRP-LYS-THR[BZL], an in vivo somatostatin antagonist
    U Smedh
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Neurosci Lett 260:41-4. 1999
    ..c., having no effect when delivered alone, blocked the effect of CRF on emptying. The results suggest that endogenously released somatostatin participates in CRF-induced suppression of gastric emptying during gastric fill...
  18. ncbi Leptin injected into the fourth ventricle inhibits gastric emptying
    U Smedh
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Neuroreport 9:297-301. 1998
    ..The data indicate that leptin acts centrally to suppress gastric emptying possibly via leptin receptors located on cholinergic DMX neurones...
  19. ncbi Associations between plasma glucose and DSM-III-R cluster B personality traits in psychiatric outpatients
    P Svanborg
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Psychiatry Section, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Neuropsychobiology 41:79-87. 2000
    ..Because no association between global level of functioning and glucose was found in women, these personality traits may not necessarily be maladaptive, as was the case for males...
  20. doi Influence of oxytocin or epidural analgesia on personality profile in breastfeeding women: a comparative study
    W Jonas
    Department of Women and Child Health, Division for Reproductive and Perinatal Health Care, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Arch Womens Ment Health 11:335-45. 2008
    ..More importantly, these effects were not seen at 2 days postpartum in women who received epidural anesthesia during labor...
  21. ncbi Long-term modulation by postnatal oxytocin of the alpha 2-adrenoceptor agonist binding sites in central autonomic regions and the role of prenatal stress
    Z Diaz-Cabiale
    Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Neuroendocrinol 16:183-90. 2004
    ....
  22. ncbi Oxytocin decreases carrageenan induced inflammation in rats
    M Petersson
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Peptides 22:1479-84. 2001
    ..c.) responded differently to nociceptive mechanical stimulation (P < 0.05) and had a reduced amount of myeloperoxidase (marker for neutrophil recruitment) in the paw (P < 0.01)...