Nasal Spray Device May Help People with Mental Illness

June 02, 2016 04:34 PM
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A nasal spray that improves the delivery of the hormone oxytocin to the brain may enhance the social functioning of people with certain psychiatric disorders. Other spray pumps have not been as effective. Oxytocin is known to reduce anxiety and provide feelings of contentment. VOA's Deborah Block has more on the promising results by a Norwegian team.