Chronic methamphetamines increase oxytocin levels

lindsay_parker-low-rez-web116 November 2015:

CNBP Research Fellow Lindsay Parker has recently contributed to a manuscript published in the Journal of Neuroendocrinology studying the effects of chronic meth abuse on oxytocin levels and receptor expression.

The paper is titled, “Chronic methamphetamine self-administration dysregulates oxytocin plasma levels and oxytocin receptor fibre density in the nucleus accumbens core and subthalamic nucleus of the rat.”

Further paper detail is available online.