Oxytocin reason for Alcoholism and Drug

It turns out oxytocin is responsible for a lot more than just love. New science has found that this amazing molecule also influences how sociable each of us is, allowing us to ‘tune in’ to the social information around us, perceiving it in much higher resolution. Scientists are now applying this new knowledge in the lab, and as reporter Dr Graham Phillips finds out, they’re discovering oxytocin’s great potential to treat social disorders, like drug addiction and alcoholism.

oxytocin system

As per Dr Graham Phillips the oxytocin system develops during childhood and it now seems, if that system doesn’t develop properly, you’re more prone to alcoholism and drug addiction as an adult.

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