Ryan F
  • Ryan F
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If Oxytocin is so prevalent in basic moral functions, can it be used to effectively treat Anti-social Personality Disorder?

In the aforementioned video, it is brought up that improper nurturing is a reason why 5% of tested subjects did not release Oxytocin naturally when confronted with "moral" situations. Is it possible to use a combination of complex, bevhavioral conditioning and medicine to retrain the body to produce Oxytocin in response to these situations, specifically those diagnosed with ASPD? Would simply introducing Oxytocin to the brain during these trust exercises work alone, or are there many conflicting, primary processes that are occurring as a result of the disorder which would render such treatment null?

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    Nov 24 2011: I work with offenders. I saw some Oxytocin nasal spray on the internet. I'd like to give it a go. Experiement. apparently recent testing of MDMA has been show to help create positive neural functioning i people suffering from PTSD. Interesting