• 5839 Citations
  • 46 h-Index
1982 …2019
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Research Output 1982 2019

  • 5839 Citations
  • 46 h-Index
  • 109 Article
  • 6 Review article
  • 4 Chapter
  • 1 Comment/debate
2019

Prosocial effects of an oxytocin metabolite, but not synthetic oxytocin receptor agonists, in a mouse model of autism

Moy, S. S., Teng, B. L., Nikolova, V. D., Riddick, N. V., Simpson, C. D., Van Deusen, A., Janzen, W. P., Sassano, M. F., Pedersen, C. A. & Jarstfer, M. B., Jan 1 2019, In : Neuropharmacology. 144, p. 301-311 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Artificial Receptors
Oxytocin Receptors
Oxytocin
Autistic Disorder
Vasopressin Receptors
2018
compound A 12
Oxytocin
Schizophrenia
Randomized Controlled Trials
Neuropeptides

Exploring associations between perinatal depression, anxiety, and urinary oxytocin levels in Latinas

Lara-Cinisomo, S., D’Anna-Hernandez, K., Fujimoto, E. M. & Pedersen, C. A., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Archives of Women's Mental Health.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oxytocin
Hispanic Americans
Anxiety
Depression
Postpartum Period

The Hispanic Paradox: Socioeconomic Factors and Race/Ethnicity in Breastfeeding Outcomes

Fryer, K., Santos, H. P., Pedersen, C. & Stuebe, A. M., Apr 1 2018, In : Breastfeeding Medicine. 13, 3, p. 174-180 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Breast Feeding
Hispanic Americans
Mothers
Cohort Studies
Odds Ratio
2017
6 Citations

A 12-week randomized controlled trial of twice-daily intranasal oxytocin for social cognitive deficits in people with schizophrenia

Jarskog, L. F., Pedersen, C. A., Johnson, J. L., Hamer, R. M., Rau, S. W., Elliott, T. & Penn, D. L., Jul 1 2017, In : Schizophrenia research. 185, p. 88-95 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oxytocin
Schizophrenia
Randomized Controlled Trials
Cognition
Placebos
Psychometrics
Schizophrenia
Theory of Mind
Aptitude
Self Report
4 Citations

Oxytocin, Tolerance, and the Dark Side of Addiction

Pedersen, C. A., Jan 1 2017, International Review of Neurobiology. Academic Press Inc., p. 239-274 36 p. (International Review of Neurobiology; vol. 136).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Oxytocin
Self Administration
Neuropeptides
Opioid Analgesics
Substance-Related Disorders
2016
1 Citations

Active ghrelin and the postpartum

Baker, J. H., Pedersen, C., Leserman, J. & Brownley, K. A., Jun 1 2016, In : Archives of Women's Mental Health. 19, 3, p. 515-520 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ghrelin
Postpartum Period
Postpartum Depression
Pregnancy
Creatinine
10 Citations

Late pregnancy thyroid-binding globulin predicts perinatal depression

Pedersen, C., Leserman, J., Garcia, N., Stansbury, M., Meltzer-Brody, S. & Johnson, J., Mar 1 2016, In : Psychoneuroendocrinology. 65, p. 84-93 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Globulins
Thyroid Gland
Depression
Pregnancy
Anxiety
13 Citations

Reversal of social deficits by subchronic oxytocin in two autism mouse models

Teng, B. L., Nikolova, V. D., Riddick, N. V., Agster, K. L., Crowley, J. J., Baker, L. K., Koller, B. H., Pedersen, C. A., Jarstfer, M. B. & Moy, S. S., Jun 1 2016, In : Neuropharmacology. 105, p. 61-71 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oxytocin
Autistic Disorder
Risperidone
Clozapine
Therapeutics
2015
6 Citations
Breast Feeding
Mothers
Prolactin
Serum
Thyrotropin
1 Citations
Sex Offenses
Oxytocin
Mood Disorders
Pain
Psychology
2014
37 Citations

A pilot six-week randomized controlled trial of oxytocin on social cognition and social skills in schizophrenia

Gibson, C. M., Penn, D. L., Smedley, K. L., Leserman, J., Elliott, T. & Pedersen, C. A., Jan 1 2014, In : Schizophrenia Research. 156, 2-3, p. 261-265 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oxytocin
Cognition
Schizophrenia
Randomized Controlled Trials
Fear
3 Citations

Emotional distress in african american women with hiv

Miles, M. S., Holditch-Davis, D., Pedersen, C., J.Eron, J. & Schwartz, T., Jan 1 2014, HIV: Issues with Mental Health and Illness. Taylor and Francis, p. 35-50 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

African Americans
3 Citations

Evolutionary perspectives on the role of oxytocin in human social behavior, social cognition and psychopathology

Pedersen, C. A., Chang, S. W. C. & Williams, C. L., Jan 1 2014, In : Brain Research. 1580, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Biological Evolution
Social Perception
Maternal Behavior
Arginine Vasopressin
Social Behavior
5 Citations

Schizophrenia and alcohol dependence: Diverse clinical effects of oxytocin and their evolutionary origins

Pedersen, C. A., Jan 1 2014, In : Brain Research. 1580, p. 102-123 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oxytocin
Alcoholism
Schizophrenia
Psychotic Disorders
Antipsychotic Agents
2013
110 Citations

Immunohistochemical localization of oxytocin receptors in human brain

Boccia, M. L., Petrusz, P., Suzuki, K., Marson, L. & Pedersen, C. A., Dec 3 2013, In : Neuroscience. 253, p. 155-164 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brain
Monoclonal Antibodies
Oxytocin
Primates
Rodentia
86 Citations

Intranasal Oxytocin Blocks Alcohol Withdrawal in Human Subjects

Pedersen, C. A., Smedley, K. L., Leserman, J., Jarskog, L. F., Rau, S. W., Kampov-Polevoi, A., Casey, R. L., Fender, T. & Garbutt, J. C., Mar 1 2013, In : Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 37, 3, p. 484-489 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oxytocin
Alcohols
Substance Withdrawal Syndrome
Lorazepam
Detoxification
48 Citations

Prosocial effects of oxytocin in two mouse models of autism spectrum disorders

Teng, B. L., Nonneman, R. J., Agster, K. L., Nikolova, V. D., Davis, T. T., Riddick, N. V., Baker, L. K., Pedersen, C. A., Jarstfer, M. B. & Moy, S. S., Jan 1 2013, In : Neuropharmacology. 72, p. 187-196 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oxytocin
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Preclinical Drug Evaluations
Inbred Strains Mice
Aptitude
2012
45 Citations

Failed lactation and perinatal depression: Common problems with shared neuroendocrine mechanisms?

Stuebe, A. M., Grewen, K., Pedersen, C. A., Propper, C. & Meltzer-Brody, S., Mar 1 2012, In : Journal of Women's Health. 21, 3, p. 264-272 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Lactation
Mood Disorders
Depression
Mothers
Breast Feeding
2011
187 Citations

Intranasal oxytocin reduces psychotic symptoms and improves Theory of Mind and social perception in schizophrenia

Pedersen, C. A., Gibson, C. M., Rau, S. W., Salimi, K., Smedley, K. L., Casey, R. L., Leserman, J., Jarskog, L. F. & Penn, D. L., Oct 1 2011, In : Schizophrenia research. 132, 1, p. 50-53 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Perception
Theory of Mind
Oxytocin
Schizophrenia
Cognition
8 Citations

Oxytocin regulation of maternal behavior: From rodents to humans

Pedersen, C. A., Jan 1 2011, Oxytocin, Vasopressin, and Related Peptides in the Regulation of Behavior. Cambridge University Press, p. 148-182 35 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Maternal Behavior
maternal behavior
oxytocin
Oxytocin
Rodentia
17 Citations

Variations in maternal behavior in C57BL/6J mice: Behavioral comparisons between adult offspring of high and low pup-licking mothers

Pedersen, C. A., Vadlamudi, S., Boccia, M. L. & Moy, S. S., Dec 1 2011, In : Frontiers in Psychiatry. 2, JUL, Article 42.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Maternal Behavior
Adult Children
Inbred C57BL Mouse
Mothers
Sensory Gating
2010
36 Citations

Obsessional thoughts and compulsive behaviors in a sample of women with postpartum mood symptoms

Abramowitz, J. S., Meltzer-Brody, S., Leserman, J., Killenberg, S., Rinaldi, K., Mahaffey, B. L. & Pedersen, C., Dec 2010, In : Archives of Women's Mental Health. 13, 6, p. 523-530 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Compulsive Behavior
Postpartum Period
Anxiety
Depression
Mood Disorders
2009
15 Citations

Depressive disorder and thyroid axis functioning during pregnancy

Bunevicius, R., Kusminskas, L., Mickuviene, N., Bunevicius, A., Pedersen, C. A. & Pop, V. J. M., Nov 25 2009, In : World Journal of Biological Psychiatry. 10, 4, p. 324-329 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Depressive Disorder
Thyroid Gland
Pregnancy
Depression
Thyrotropin
57 Citations

Screening for antenatal depression with the Edinburgh Depression Scale

Bunevicius, A., Kusminskas, L., Pop, V. J., Pedersen, C. A. & Bunevicius, R., Dec 1 2009, In : Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology. 30, 4, p. 238-243 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prenatal Diagnosis
Depression
Major Depressive Disorder
Third Pregnancy Trimester
Second Pregnancy Trimester
2008
1 Citations

Oxytocin and Mothers' Developmental Effects on Their Daughters

Pedersen, C. A. & Boccia, M. L., Dec 1 2008, Neurobiology of the Parental Brain. Elsevier Inc., p. 377-389 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Maternal Behavior
Oxytocin
Nuclear Family
Mothers
Nursing
2007
30 Citations

Antenatal thyroid correlates of postpartum depression

Pedersen, C. A., Johnson, J. L., Silva, S., Bunevicius, R., Meltzer-Brody, S., Hamer, R. M. & Leserman, J., Apr 1 2007, In : Psychoneuroendocrinology. 32, 3, p. 235-245 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Postpartum Depression
Thyroxine
Postpartum Period
Thyroid Gland
Depression
71 Citations

Peripherally administered non-peptide oxytocin antagonist, L368,899®, accumulates in limbic brain areas: A new pharmacological tool for the study of social motivation in non-human primates

Boccia, M. L., Goursaud, A. P. S., Bachevalier, J., Anderson, K. D. & Pedersen, C. A., Sep 1 2007, In : Hormones and Behavior. 52, 3, p. 344-351 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

L 368899
Oxytocin
Primates
Motivation
Pharmacology
31 Citations

Persistent alterations in biological profiles in women with abuse histories: Influence of premenstrual dysphoric disorder

Girdler, S. S., Leserman, J., Bunevicius, R., Klatzkin, R., Pedersen, C. A. & Light, K. C., Mar 1 2007, In : Health Psychology. 26, 2, p. 201-213 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Battered Women
Vascular Resistance
Hydrocortisone
Norepinephrine
Blood Pressure
44 Citations

Repeated long separations from pups produce depression-like behavior in rat mothers

Boccia, M. L., Razzoli, M., Prasad Vadlamudi, S., Trumbull, W., Caleffie, C. & Pedersen, C. A., Jan 1 2007, In : Psychoneuroendocrinology. 32, 1, p. 65-71 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mothers
Depression
Maternal Behavior
Postpartum Period
Learned Helplessness
2006
28 Citations
Pregnanolone
Progesterone
Oral Administration
Depression
Steroids
16 Citations

Emotional distress in African American women with HIV

Miles, M. S., Holditch-Davis, D., Pedersen, C., Eron, J. J. & Schwartz, T., Dec 1 2006, In : Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community. 33, 1-2, p. 35-50 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

African Americans
HIV
Social Support
Health
Public Housing
41 Citations

Histories of depression, allopregnanolone responses to stress, and premenstrual symptoms in women

Klatzkin, R. R., Morrow, A. L., Light, K. C., Pedersen, C. A. & Girdler, S. S., Jan 1 2006, In : Biological Psychology. 71, 1, p. 2-11 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pregnanolone
Depression
Phlebotomy
Progesterone
Psychiatry
107 Citations

Maternal behavior deficits in nulliparous oxytocin knockout mice

Pedersen, C. A., Vadlamudi, S. V., Boccia, M. L. & Amico, J. A., Apr 2006, In : Genes, Brain and Behavior. 5, 3, p. 274-281 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Maternal Behavior
Oxytocin
Knockout Mice
Grooming
Postpartum Period
44 Citations

Vasopressin interactions with oxytocin in the control of female sexual behavior

Pedersen, C. A. & Boccia, M. L., May 5 2006, In : Neuroscience. 139, 3, p. 843-851 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arginine Vasopressin
Oxytocin
Vasopressins
Sexual Behavior
Agonistic Behavior
2005
9 Citations
Sex Offenses
Clonidine
Adrenergic Receptors
Norepinephrine
Autonomic Nervous System
1 Citations
Clonidine
Double-Blind Method
Placebos
Norepinephrine
Therapeutics
2004
86 Citations

Biological aspects of social bonding and the roots of human violence

Pedersen, C. A., Jan 1 2004, In : Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1036, p. 106-127 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Violence
Mammals
Brain
Mothers
Oxytocin
20 Citations

Historical sexual abuse and current thyroid axis profiles in women with premenstrual dysphoric disorder

Girdler, S. S., Thompson, K. S., Light, K. C., Leserman, J., Pedersen, C. A. & Prange, A. J., May 1 2004, In : Psychosomatic Medicine. 66, 3, p. 403-410 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sex Offenses
Thyroid Gland
Thyroxine-Binding Globulin
Follicular Phase
Luteal Phase
15 Citations

How love evolved from sex and gave birth to intelligence and human nature

Pedersen, C. A., Jan 1 2004, In : Journal of Bioeconomics. 6, 1, p. 39-63 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

love
intelligence
brain
hominid
psychological development
2003
46 Citations

An HIV self-care symptom management intervention for African American mothers.

Miles, M. S., Holditch-Davis, D., Eron, J., Black, B. P., Pedersen, C. & Harris, D. A., 2003, In : Nursing Research. 52, 6, p. 350-360 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Self Care
African Americans
Mothers
HIV
Health
53 Citations

Biological correlates of abuse in women with premenstrual dysphoric disorder and healthy controls

Girdler, S. S., Sherwood, A., Hinderliter, A. L., Leserman, J., Costello, N. L., Straneva, P. A., Pedersen, C. A. & Light, K. C., Sep 2003, In : Psychosomatic Medicine. 65, 5, p. 849-856 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sex Offenses
Luteal Phase
Psychiatry
Norepinephrine
Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
77 Citations

Oxytocin antagonism alters rat dams' oral grooming and upright posturing over pups

Pedersen, C. A. & Boccia, M. L., Jan 1 2003, In : Physiology and Behavior. 80, 2-3, p. 233-241 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Maternal Behavior
Grooming
Oxytocin
Posture
Postpartum Period
2002
58 Citations

Menstrual cycle, beta-endorphins, and pain sensitivity in premenstrual dysphoric disorder

Straneva, P. A., Maixner, W., Light, K. C., Pedersen, C. A., Costello, N. L. & Girdler, S. S., 2002, In : Health Psychology. 21, 4, p. 358-367 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

beta-Endorphin
Menstrual Cycle
Pain
Luteal Phase
Pain Threshold
84 Citations

Oxytocin links mothering received, mothering bestowed and adult stress responses

Pedersen, C. A. & Boccia, M. L., Dec 1 2002, In : Stress. 5, 4, p. 259-267 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Oxytocin
Nursing
Maternal Behavior
Oxytocin Receptors
Grooming
58 Citations

Oxytocin maintains as well as initiates female sexual behavior: Effects of a highly selective oxytocin antagonist

Pedersen, C. A. & Boccia, M. L., Jan 1 2002, In : Hormones and Behavior. 41, 2, p. 170-177 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oxytocin
Sexual Behavior
Oxytocin Receptors
Humulus
Lordosis
2001
184 Citations

Allopregnanolone levels and reactivity to mental stress in premenstrual dysphoric disorder

Girdler, S. S., Straneva, P. A., Light, K. C., Pedersen, C. A. & Morrow, A. L., May 1 2001, In : Biological psychiatry. 49, 9, p. 788-797 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pregnanolone
Luteal Phase
Hydrocortisone
Progesterone
Follicular Phase
140 Citations
Maternal Behavior
Grooming
Aggression
Lactation
Anxiety
14 Citations

Oxytocin receptors in non-human primate brain visualized with monoclonal antibody

Boccia, M. L., Panicker, A. K., Pedersen, C. & Petrusz, P., Jun 13 2001, In : NeuroReport. 12, 8, p. 1723-1726 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oxytocin Receptors
Primates
Monoclonal Antibodies
Brain
Septal Nuclei