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Oxytocin Buffers Stress Response in Individuals With Impaired Coping Abilities

This study has been completed.
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First Posted: February 9, 2010
Last Update Posted: February 9, 2010
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University of Osnabrueck
This study investigated, if people with impaired coping abilities benefit from intranasal oxytocin application.

Condition Intervention
Coping Skills Oxytocin Stress Drug: Oxytocin Drug: Placebo

Study Type: Interventional
Official Title: Oxytocin Buffers Cortisol Responses to Stress in Individuals With Impaired Coping Abilities

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Further study details as provided by University of Osnabrueck:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Salivary Cortisol

Study Start Date: January 2008
Study Completion Date: October 2008
Primary Completion Date: October 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Oxytocin
Intranasal Oxytocin, 24 IU
Drug: Oxytocin
Placebo Comparator: Placebo Drug: Placebo


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 50 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • male

Exclusion Criteria:

  • psychological disorders
  • drug abuse
  • cigarette smoking
  • coronary diseases
  • nervous system diseases
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01065610     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Neurolab_RD_001
First Submitted: February 8, 2010
First Posted: February 9, 2010
Last Update Posted: February 9, 2010
Last Verified: January 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Reproductive Control Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs