CAROL SUE CARTER

Summary

Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Oxytocin, vasopressin and sociality
    C Sue Carter
    The Brain Body Center, Department of Psychiatry, 1601 W Taylor St MC 912, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Prog Brain Res 170:331-6. 2008
  2. pmc The chemistry of child neglect: do oxytocin and vasopressin mediate the effects of early experience?
    C Sue Carter
    Brain Body Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:18247-8. 2005
  3. pmc Consequences of early experiences and exposure to oxytocin and vasopressin are sexually dimorphic
    C Sue Carter
    Department of Psychiatry, Brain Body Center, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Ill 60612, USA
    Dev Neurosci 31:332-41. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in oxytocin and vasopressin: implications for autism spectrum disorders?
    C Sue Carter
    The Brain Body Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago 60612, USA
    Behav Brain Res 176:170-86. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Oxytocin: behavioral associations and potential as a salivary biomarker
    C Sue Carter
    Brain Body Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1098:312-22. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Developmental consequences of oxytocin
    C Sue Carter
    Department of Psychiatry, Brain Body Center, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Physiol Behav 79:383-97. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Developmental effects of oxytocin on neural activation and neuropeptide release in response to social stimuli
    Kristin M Kramer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1601 W Taylor Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Horm Behav 49:206-14. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of neonatal oxytocin manipulations on male reproductive potential in prairie voles
    Karen L Bales
    The Brain Body Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1601 W Taylor Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Physiol Behav 81:519-26. 2004
  9. pmc Neonatal oxytocin treatment modulates oxytocin receptor, atrial natriuretic peptide, nitric oxide synthase and estrogen receptor mRNAs expression in rat heart
    Hossein Pournajafi-Nazarloo
    Brain Body Center, Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Peptides 28:1170-7. 2007
  10. pmc Peripheral oxytocin is associated with reduced symptom severity in schizophrenia
    Leah H Rubin
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for Cognitive Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Schizophr Res 124:13-21. 2010

Research Grants

  1. Effects of Early Experience
    Carol Carter; Fiscal Year: 2009
  2. Neurobiology of Social Support
    C Carter; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. Neurobiology of Social Support
    CAROL SUE CARTER; Fiscal Year: 2010

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Detail Information

Publications33

  1. doi request reprint Oxytocin, vasopressin and sociality
    C Sue Carter
    The Brain Body Center, Department of Psychiatry, 1601 W Taylor St MC 912, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Prog Brain Res 170:331-6. 2008
    ..e. social isolation)...
  2. pmc The chemistry of child neglect: do oxytocin and vasopressin mediate the effects of early experience?
    C Sue Carter
    Brain Body Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:18247-8. 2005
  3. pmc Consequences of early experiences and exposure to oxytocin and vasopressin are sexually dimorphic
    C Sue Carter
    Department of Psychiatry, Brain Body Center, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Ill 60612, USA
    Dev Neurosci 31:332-41. 2009
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in oxytocin and vasopressin: implications for autism spectrum disorders?
    C Sue Carter
    The Brain Body Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago 60612, USA
    Behav Brain Res 176:170-86. 2007
    ..Deficits in other developmental growth factors, such as reelin, which may in turn regulate or be regulated by OT or VP, are additional candidates for a role in ASD...
  5. ncbi request reprint Oxytocin: behavioral associations and potential as a salivary biomarker
    C Sue Carter
    Brain Body Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1098:312-22. 2007
    ..These results confirm the biological relevance of changes in salivary OT with stressors and support saliva as a noninvasive source to monitor central neuroendocrine function...
  6. ncbi request reprint Developmental consequences of oxytocin
    C Sue Carter
    Department of Psychiatry, Brain Body Center, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Physiol Behav 79:383-97. 2003
    ..Possible mechanisms for such effects, including long-lasting changes in OT and vasopressin, are summarized...
  7. ncbi request reprint Developmental effects of oxytocin on neural activation and neuropeptide release in response to social stimuli
    Kristin M Kramer
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1601 W Taylor Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Horm Behav 49:206-14. 2006
    ..Treatment effects also were observed in vasopressin immunoreactivity in the SON with OT-treated females showing a decrease...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of neonatal oxytocin manipulations on male reproductive potential in prairie voles
    Karen L Bales
    The Brain Body Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1601 W Taylor Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Physiol Behav 81:519-26. 2004
    ..These differences suggest that in males, developmental manipulations of OT may have the potential to influence the subsequent expression of sexual behavior and sperm transport...
  9. pmc Neonatal oxytocin treatment modulates oxytocin receptor, atrial natriuretic peptide, nitric oxide synthase and estrogen receptor mRNAs expression in rat heart
    Hossein Pournajafi-Nazarloo
    Brain Body Center, Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Peptides 28:1170-7. 2007
    ..Also with the exception of ERalpha mRNA, the effects are the same in both sexes...
  10. pmc Peripheral oxytocin is associated with reduced symptom severity in schizophrenia
    Leah H Rubin
    Department of Psychiatry, Center for Cognitive Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Schizophr Res 124:13-21. 2010
    ..We investigated the effects of menstrual cycle phase and related fluctuations in peripheral hormone levels on clinical symptoms in women with chronic schizophrenia...
  11. ncbi request reprint Modulation of corticotropin-releasing hormone type 2 receptor and urocortin 1 and urocortin 2 mRNA expression in the cardiovascular system of prairie voles following acute or chronic stress
    Hossein Pournajafi-Nazarloo
    Brain Body Center, Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Neuroendocrinology 86:17-25. 2007
    ....
  12. pmc Social isolation disrupts autonomic regulation of the heart and influences negative affective behaviors
    Angela J Grippo
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 62:1162-70. 2007
    ..The current study investigated behavioral, cardiac, and autonomic responses to a chronic social stressor in prairie voles, a rodent species that displays social behaviors similar to humans...
  13. pmc Social isolation induces behavioral and neuroendocrine disturbances relevant to depression in female and male prairie voles
    Angela J Grippo
    Department of Psychiatry, Brain Body Center, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 32:966-80. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that social isolation induces behavioral and neuroendocrine responses relevant to depression in male and female prairie voles, although neuroendocrine responses in females may be especially sensitive to isolation...
  14. pmc Social isolation in prairie voles induces behaviors relevant to negative affect: toward the development of a rodent model focused on co-occurring depression and anxiety
    Angela J Grippo
    Department of Psychiatry and Brain Body Center, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Depress Anxiety 25:E17-26. 2008
    ..These results may provide a foundation for creating a rodent model to examine the mechanisms underlying comorbid mood and anxiety disorders...
  15. pmc Detection of salivary oxytocin levels in lactating women
    Rosemary White-Traut
    University of Illinois College of Nursing, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 51:367-73. 2009
    ..The findings suggest that oxytocin release into saliva increases in anticipation of feedings. This study also supports the potential usefulness of salivary measures of oxytocin as a noninvasive index of changes in this peptide...
  16. ncbi request reprint Social isolation modulates corticotropin-releasing factor type 2 receptor, urocortin 1 and urocortin 2 mRNAs expression in the cardiovascular system of prairie voles
    Hossein Pournajafi-Nazarloo
    Brain Body Center, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Peptides 30:940-6. 2009
    ....
  17. pmc Depression-like behavior and stressor-induced neuroendocrine activation in female prairie voles exposed to chronic social isolation
    Angela J Grippo
    Department of Psychiatry and Brain Body Center, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:149-57. 2007
    ..In this study, we hypothesized that social isolation in female prairie voles would induce depression-relevant behaviors and alter their neuroendocrine responses to an acute social stressor...
  18. pmc Cardiac regulation in the socially monogamous prairie vole
    Angela J Grippo
    Department of Psychiatry and Brain Body Center, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1601 W Taylor St MC 912, Chicago, IL 60612, United States
    Physiol Behav 90:386-93. 2007
    ..The current results provide a foundation for studying neural and social regulation of cardiac function during different behavioral states in this socially monogamous rodent model...
  19. ncbi request reprint Sex differences and developmental effects of manipulations of oxytocin on alloparenting and anxiety in prairie voles
    Karen L Bales
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 44:123-31. 2004
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Cohabitation induced Fos immunoreactivity in the monogamous prairie vole
    Bruce S Cushing
    Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Brain Res 965:203-11. 2003
    ..The results from this study suggest that early neuronal activation associated with heterosexual cohabitation is similar in both sexes, while neuronal activation is sexually dimorphic in response to intrasexual cohabitation...
  21. ncbi request reprint Developmental effects of oxytocin on stress response: single versus repeated exposure
    Kristin M Kramer
    The Brain Body Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Physiol Behav 79:775-82. 2003
    ..A single treatment with either saline or OTA increased basal CORT. The results suggest that endogenous OT may be involved in the development of the stress response in females...
  22. ncbi request reprint Central expression of c-Fos in neonatal male and female prairie voles in response to treatment with oxytocin
    Bruce S Cushing
    Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Brain Res Dev Brain Res 143:129-36. 2003
    ..In females changes in Fos expression were stimulated by treatment with OTA, suggesting that endogenous OT affects cellular activity while males responded to exogenous OT...
  23. ncbi request reprint Effects of stress on parental care are sexually dimorphic in prairie voles
    Karen L Bales
    Department of Psychiatry and Brain Body Center, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago IL 60612, USA
    Physiol Behav 87:424-9. 2006
    ..These findings support earlier studies suggesting that the neuroendocrine substrates of parental behavior, as well as the effects of stressors, are sexually dimorphic in this species...
  24. ncbi request reprint Sex differences and developmental effects of oxytocin on aggression and social behavior in prairie voles (Microtus ochrogaster)
    Karen L Bales
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Horm Behav 44:178-84. 2003
    ..These findings demonstrate a sex difference in intrasexual aggression and suggest that neonatal exposure to OT may facilitate the onset of the mate-guarding component of pair bonding in female prairie voles...
  25. ncbi request reprint Oxytocin receptors in brain cortical regions are reduced in haploinsufficient (+/-) reeler mice
    Wensheng Liu
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1601 W Taylor Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Neurol Res 27:339-45. 2005
    ..Availability of the reelin haploinsufficient (+/-) reeler mouse (HRM) provides a model for examining the role of reelin in the development of the OT system and especially in the expression of the OT receptor (OTR)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Social factors regulate female-female aggression and affiliation in prairie voles
    Catherine M Bowler
    Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Physiol Behav 76:559-66. 2002
    ..Social experiences associated with prolonged cohabitation with a male facilitate the induction of female-female aggression; however, ovarian hormones, pregnancy or mating are not essential to induce aggression...
  27. ncbi request reprint Developmental exposure to oxytocin facilitates partner preferences in male prairie voles (Microtus ochrogaster)
    Karen L Bales
    Department of Biology, University of Maryland, USA
    Behav Neurosci 117:854-9. 2003
    ..Both OT and OTA voles had significantly higher levels of social contact than saline controls. A single neonatal injection of OT increased both total and selective social behaviors in male prairie voles...
  28. pmc Pup exposure elicits hippocampal cell proliferation in the prairie vole
    Michael G Ruscio
    Department of Psychology, College of Charleston, 66 George St, Charleston, SC 29401, United States
    Behav Brain Res 187:9-16. 2008
    ..These results demonstrate that exposure to a foster pup and the behavioral reaction to it (parental or non-parental) are associated with site-specific changes in cell proliferation...
  29. pmc Oxytocin has dose-dependent developmental effects on pair-bonding and alloparental care in female prairie voles
    Karen L Bales
    Department of Psychology, One Shields Ave, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Horm Behav 52:274-9. 2007
    ..OT may have broad developmental consequences, but these effects are not linear and may both increase and decrease the propensity to display behaviors such as pair-bonding...
  30. ncbi request reprint Early experience affects the traits of monogamy in a sexually dimorphic manner
    Karen L Bales
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
    Dev Psychobiol 49:335-42. 2007
    ..MAN0 animals of both sexes were less exploratory in the EPM than MAN1 counterparts. These experiments support the hypothesis that behaviors used to characterize monogamy are vulnerable in a sex-specific manner to early experience...
  31. doi request reprint An exploratory study of neurohormonal responses of healthy men to massage
    Debra Bello
    Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Deerfield, IL 60015, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 14:387-94. 2008
    ..This research examined the relationship between plasma oxytocin (OT), arginine vasopressin (AVP), cortisol, and anxiety before, during, and after a massage in healthy adult men...
  32. ncbi request reprint Hormonal regulation of agonistic and affiliative behavior in female mongolian gerbils (Meriones unguiculatus)
    Maria Razzoli
    Dipartmento di Biologia Evolutiva e Funzionale, Universita di Parma, Parma 43100, Italy
    Horm Behav 43:549-53. 2003
    ..Over a sustained period of cohabitation social cues appear to be more important in regulating affiliation than gonadal hormones...
  33. ncbi request reprint Corticotropin-releasing factor induces social preferences in male prairie voles
    A Courtney Devries
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, 1 Townshend Hall, 1885 Neil Avenue, Columbus 43210, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 27:705-14. 2002
    ..Furthermore, co-administration of a CRF receptor antagonist prevented the formation of CRF-induced social preferences. These data provide support for a role of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis in social bonding in prairie voles...

Research Grants10

  1. Effects of Early Experience
    Carol Carter; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Intergenerational effects of these experiences will be examined as well. ..
  2. Neurobiology of Social Support
    C Carter; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, these studies may help us understand neuroendocrine mechanisms underlying child neglect or abuse and why these may differ in males and females. ..
  3. Neurobiology of Social Support
    CAROL SUE CARTER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In addition, these studies may help us understand neuroendocrine mechanisms underlying child neglect or abuse and why these may differ in males and females. ..