Oxytocin Buffers Stress Response in Individuals With Impaired Coping Abilities

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 9, 2010
Last Update Posted : February 9, 2010
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University of Osnabrueck

Brief Summary:
This study investigated, if people with impaired coping abilities benefit from intranasal oxytocin application.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Coping Skills Oxytocin Stress Drug: Oxytocin Drug: Placebo Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Official Title: Oxytocin Buffers Cortisol Responses to Stress in Individuals With Impaired Coping Abilities
Study Start Date : January 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : October 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : October 2008

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Drug Information available for: Oxytocin
U.S. FDA Resources

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Oxytocin
Intranasal Oxytocin, 24 IU
Drug: Oxytocin
Placebo Comparator: Placebo Drug: Placebo

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Salivary Cortisol

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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 Identifier: NCT01065610     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Neurolab_RD_001
First Posted: February 9, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 9, 2010
Last Verified: January 2010

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