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Oxytocin and Sexual-Behavior


Carter Porges, C. (1992). Oxytocin and Sexual-Behavior. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 16(2), 131-144. DOI: 10.1016/S0149-7634(05)80176-9

The neurohypophyseal hormone oxytocin has been implicated in many aspects of reproduction including sexual behavior. This review considers the hypotheses that oxytocin and/or the neural events surrounding the release of oxytocin may have behavioral effects during sexual arousal, orgasm, sexual satiety and other aspects of sociosexual interactions