Posts Tagged
‘Oxytocin’

October 13, 2021

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Tags: Autism, ineffective, Intranasal, Large, Oxytocin, Spectrum, trial

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Categories: autism

Placebo Effect: According to a new study, intranasal oxytocin is unlikely to increase sociability in most autistic children. amriphoto / iStock An intranasal form of the hormone oxytocin is no more effective than placebo at improving social behavior in autistic children, according to perhaps the largest clinical study of the treatment to date. The results […]

July 16, 2021

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Tags: assessments, Noteworthy, Null, outcome, Oxytocin, Parental, Spectrum, training

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Categories: autism

Illustration by Laurène Boglio The May issue of this newsletter drew some important feedback from Jacqueline Crawley, Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Davis, MIND Institute. In an email to Spectrum, she pointed out that many published results in autism research cannot be replicated but remain popular after an initial splash in the literature […]