Oxytocin is NOT the “Love Drug”

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Clinical studies have found that women with depression or PTSD have elevated oxytocin levels…“Our results show that stressed females have both reduced social motivation and increased oxytocin. It’s possible that oxytocin might contribute to a depression-like syndrome in females,” Trainor said. “If correct, inhibiting oxytocin action might have unanticipated benefits.”

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