The Oxytocin Receptor Gene (OXTR) Variant rs53576 Is Not Related to Emotional Traits or States in Young Adults

Background: To understand the genetic underpinnings of emotion, researchers have studied genetic variants in the oxytocin system, a hormone and neurotransmitter important to socio-emotional functioning. The oxytocin receptor gene (OXTR) variant rs53576 has been associated with emotional traits such...

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Main Authors: Tamlin S. Conner, Karma G. McFarlane, Maria Choukri, Benjamin C. Riordan, Jayde A. M. Flett, Amanda J. Phipps-Green, Ruth K. Topless, Marilyn E. Merriman, Tony R. Merriman
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Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2018-12-01
Series:Frontiers in Psychology
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