C A Pedersen

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Intranasal oxytocin blocks alcohol withdrawal in human subjects
    Cort A Pedersen
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7160, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 37:484-9. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Intranasal oxytocin reduces psychotic symptoms and improves Theory of Mind and social perception in schizophrenia
    Cort A Pedersen
    Department of Psychiatry CB 7160, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, United States
    Schizophr Res 132:50-3. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Antenatal thyroid correlates of postpartum depression
    Cort A Pedersen
    Department of Psychiatry CB 7160, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7160, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 32:235-45. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Vasopressin interactions with oxytocin in the control of female sexual behavior
    C A Pedersen
    Department of Psychiatry, CB 7160, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Neuroscience 139:843-51. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Biological aspects of social bonding and the roots of human violence
    Cort A Pedersen
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7160, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1036:106-27. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Oxytocin antagonism alters rat dams' oral grooming and upright posturing over pups
    Cort A Pedersen
    Department of Psychiatry CB 7160, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7160, USA
    Physiol Behav 80:233-41. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Oxytocin links mothering received, mothering bestowed and adult stress responses
    Cort A Pedersen
    Department of Psychiatry CB 7160, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Stress 5:259-67. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Postpartum mood and anxiety disorders: a guide for the nonpsychiatric clinician with an aside on thyroid associations with postpartum mood
    C A Pedersen
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7160, USA
    Thyroid 9:691-7. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Dysregulation of cardiovascular and neuroendocrine responses to stress in premenstrual dysphoric disorder
    S S Girdler
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27559, USA
    Psychiatry Res 81:163-78. 1998
  10. pmc Repeated long separations from pups produce depression-like behavior in rat mothers
    Maria L Boccia
    FPG Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 8185, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 32:65-71. 2007

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. pmc Intranasal oxytocin blocks alcohol withdrawal in human subjects
    Cort A Pedersen
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7160, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 37:484-9. 2013
    ..Numerous recent studies in human subjects indicate that OT administered by the intranasal route penetrates into and exerts effects within the brain...
  2. doi request reprint Intranasal oxytocin reduces psychotic symptoms and improves Theory of Mind and social perception in schizophrenia
    Cort A Pedersen
    Department of Psychiatry CB 7160, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, United States
    Schizophr Res 132:50-3. 2011
    ..Our results suggest that, in addition to reducing classic psychotic symptoms, oxytocin may diminish certain social cognition deficits that are not improved by current antipsychotic medications...
  3. ncbi request reprint Antenatal thyroid correlates of postpartum depression
    Cort A Pedersen
    Department of Psychiatry CB 7160, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7160, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 32:235-45. 2007
    ..Study of the relationships with antenatal thyroid status may provide new insights into the pathophysiology of perinatal mood disturbances...
  4. ncbi request reprint Vasopressin interactions with oxytocin in the control of female sexual behavior
    C A Pedersen
    Department of Psychiatry, CB 7160, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Neuroscience 139:843-51. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Biological aspects of social bonding and the roots of human violence
    Cort A Pedersen
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7160, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1036:106-27. 2004
    ..Social neurobiology has the potential to provide new strategies for treating and preventing violence and associated social dysfunction...
  6. ncbi request reprint Oxytocin antagonism alters rat dams' oral grooming and upright posturing over pups
    Cort A Pedersen
    Department of Psychiatry CB 7160, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7160, USA
    Physiol Behav 80:233-41. 2003
    ..OT activity in dams' brains may influence these developmental outcomes in their offspring by selectively regulating their pup licking and crouching posture...
  7. ncbi request reprint Oxytocin links mothering received, mothering bestowed and adult stress responses
    Cort A Pedersen
    Department of Psychiatry CB 7160, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Stress 5:259-67. 2002
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Postpartum mood and anxiety disorders: a guide for the nonpsychiatric clinician with an aside on thyroid associations with postpartum mood
    C A Pedersen
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7160, USA
    Thyroid 9:691-7. 1999
    ..Preliminary results are also presented that suggest that lower range total and free thyroxine concentrations during late pregnancy are related to postpartum depressive symptoms...
  9. ncbi request reprint Dysregulation of cardiovascular and neuroendocrine responses to stress in premenstrual dysphoric disorder
    S S Girdler
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27559, USA
    Psychiatry Res 81:163-78. 1998
    ..These results are interpreted as reflecting dysregulation of the stress response and may be related to histories of severe and/or chronic exposure to stress for a subgroup of PMDD women...
  10. pmc Repeated long separations from pups produce depression-like behavior in rat mothers
    Maria L Boccia
    FPG Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 8185, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 32:65-71. 2007
    ..Immobility in the FST is recognized as an animal model of depression. Therefore, LMS may be a model of maternal depression...
  11. pmc Persistent alterations in biological profiles in women with abuse histories: influence of premenstrual dysphoric disorder
    Susan S Girdler
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Health Psychol 26:201-13. 2007
    ..To examine dysregulation in biological measures associated with histories of abuse in women and whether women with premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) differ in their dysregulation...
  12. pmc Peripherally administered non-peptide oxytocin antagonist, L368,899, accumulates in limbic brain areas: a new pharmacological tool for the study of social motivation in non-human primates
    Maria L Boccia
    FPG Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill NC 27599 8185, USA
    Horm Behav 52:344-51. 2007
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Historical sexual abuse and current thyroid axis profiles in women with premenstrual dysphoric disorder
    Susan S Girdler
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7175, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:403-10. 2004
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Oxytocin maintains as well as initiates female sexual behavior: effects of a highly selective oxytocin antagonist
    Cort A Pedersen
    Department of Psychiatry CB 7160, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Horm Behav 41:170-7. 2002
    ..The FSB-stimulating effect of central OT appears to persist for several hours...
  15. ncbi request reprint Biological correlates of abuse in women with premenstrual dysphoric disorder and healthy controls
    Susan S Girdler
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7175, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:849-56. 2003
    ..To examine the biological correlates associated with histories of sexual or physical abuse in women meeting DSM criteria for premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) and in healthy, non-PMDD controls...
  16. ncbi request reprint Menstrual cycle, beta-endorphins, and pain sensitivity in premenstrual dysphoric disorder
    Patricia A Straneva
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7175, USA
    Health Psychol 21:358-67. 2002
    ..Results suggest that endogenous opioids may be pathophysiologically relevant to PMDD and that the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis may modulate pain sensitivity in PMDD...
  17. ncbi request reprint Brief vs. long maternal separations in infancy: contrasting relationships with adult maternal behavior and lactation levels of aggression and anxiety
    M L Boccia
    Frank Porter Graham Child Development Center, CB# 8180, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 26:657-72. 2001
    ..The mechanism for this remains to be discovered, however, it seems likely to involve alteration of the development of oxytocin receptors in the brain...
  18. ncbi request reprint Maternal behavior deficits in nulliparous oxytocin knockout mice
    C A Pedersen
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7160, USA
    Genes Brain Behav 5:274-81. 2006
    ..Our results also indicate that OT may play a role in the motivation to retrieve pups to a more secure location...
  19. ncbi request reprint Histories of depression, allopregnanolone responses to stress, and premenstrual symptoms in women
    Rebecca R Klatzkin
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7175, Medical Research Bldg A, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7175, USA
    Biol Psychol 71:2-11. 2006
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  20. ncbi request reprint Associations of histories of depression and PMDD diagnosis with allopregnanolone concentrations following the oral administration of micronized progesterone
    Rebecca R Klatzkin
    Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7175, Medical Research Bldg A, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7175, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 31:1208-19. 2006
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Effects of short- and long-term withdrawal from gestational cocaine treatment on maternal behavior and aggression in Sprague-Dawley rats
    J M Johns
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7096, USA
    Dev Neurosci 19:368-74. 1997
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Histories of sexual abuse are associated with differential effects of clonidine on autonomic function in women with premenstrual dysphoric disorder
    Robertas Bunevicius
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7175, Medical Research Bldg A, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7175, USA
    Biol Psychol 69:281-96. 2005
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Allopregnanolone levels and reactivity to mental stress in premenstrual dysphoric disorder
    S S Girdler
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 49:788-97. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: These results suggest dysregulation of allopregnanolone mechanisms in PMDD and that continued investigations into a potential pathophysiologic role of allopregnanolone in PMDD are warranted...
  24. ncbi request reprint Lack of beneficial effects of clonidine in the treatment of premenstrual dysphoric disorder: results of a double-blind, randomized study
    Robertas Bunevicius
    Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Hum Psychopharmacol 20:33-9. 2005
    ..To test the effects of clonidine in comparison with active placebo on premenstrual symptoms, mood scores and norepinephrine (NE) concentration, in women with premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD)...