9781780660455

The Hormone of Closeness The Role of Oxytocin in Relationships

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    9781780660455

  • ISBN10:

    1780660456

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-05-16
  • Publisher: Pinter & Martin Ltd
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Summary

Kerstin Uvnäs Moberg's new book offers an exciting physiological perspective on intimacy and relationships. The closeness hormone, oxytocin, give us comfort and peace, but it also creates and reinforces relationships throughout life. Based on current research, the author describes the importance of oxytocin in the connection between parents and children, in love and companionship and in increasing trust in our society.

Author Biography

Kerstin Uvnäs Moberg, M.D., Ph.D., is recognized as a world authority on oxytocin and lives in Djursholm, Sweden. Her research takes place at the famed Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, and at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in Uppsala, where she is Professor of Physiology. The author of more than 400 scientific papers and a previous book, The Oxytocin Factor, Dr. Uvnäs Moberg lectures widely in Europe and the United States. Her work has been influential in a variety of fields, including obstetrics, psychology, animal husbandry, physical therapy, pediatrics, and child development

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