Additional Representative Publications

C. Sue Carter, Ph.D.
Rudy Professor of Biology
Director of The Kinsey Institute
Indiana University
Bloomington, Indiana
Additional Representative Publications
Garfield, L., Holditch-Davis, D., White-Traut, R., Carter, C.S., McFarlin, B.L., Schwertz,
D.,Seng, J.S., & Giugescu, C. 2014. Risk factors for postpartum depressive
symptoms in low-income women with very low birth weight infants. Advances in
Neonatal Care, In press.
Garfield, L., Giurgescu, C., Carter, C.S. Holditch-Davis, D., McFarlin, B.L., Schwertz, D.,
Seng, J.S., & White-Traut, R. 2014. Depressive symptoms in the second trimester
relate to low oxytocin levels in African-American women: A pilot study. Archives
of Women’s Mental Health Epub June 21.
Kujath, A.S., Quinn, L., Elliott, M.E. Varady, K.A., LeCaire, T.J., Carter, C.S., &
Danielson, K.K. 2014. Oxytocin levels are lower in premenopausal women with
type 1 diabetes mellitus compared to match controls. Diabetes, Metabolism
Research Reviews. July 7, Epub ahead of print.
MacKinnon, A.L., Gold, I., Feeley, N., Hayton, B., Carter, C.S., & Zelkowitz, P. 2014.
The role of oxytocin in mothers’ theory of mind and interactive behavior during
the perinatal period. Psychoneuroendocrinology 48: 52-62.
Zelkowitz, P., Gold, I., Feeley, N., Hayton, B., Carter, C.S., Tulandi, T., Abenhain, H.A.,
& Levin, P. 2014. Psychosocial stress moderates the relationships between
oxytocin, perinatal depression, and maternal behavior. Hormones and Behavior,
66: 351-360.
Kenkel, W.M, Suboc, G., & Carter, C.S. 2014. Behavioral and neuroendocrine effects of
voluntary exercise and fatherhood in male prairie voles. Physiology and Behavior
128: 252-259.
Madularu, D., Athanassiou, M., Yee, J.R., Kenkel, W.M., Carter, C.S., & Mumby, D.G.
2014. Oxytocin and object preferences in the male prairie vole. Peptides Sept. 8
Epub ahead of print.
Pyter, L., Yang, L., McKenzie, C.C., Rocha, J.M., Carter, C.S., Cheng, B., & Engeland,
C.G. 2014. Contrasting mechanisms by which social isolation and restraint impair
healing in male mice. Stress 17: 256-265.
Rubin, L.H., Carter, C.S., Bishop, J.R., Pournajafi-Nazarloo, Drogos, L.L., Hill, S.K.,
Ruocco, A.C., Keedy, S.K., Reilly, J.L., Keshavan, M.S., Pearlson, G.D.
Tamminga, C.A., Gershon, E.S. & Sweeney, J.A. 2014. Reduced levels of
vasopressin and reduced behavioral modulation of oxytocin in psychotic disorders.
Schizophrenia Bulletin, Mar 11. Epub ahead of print.
Francis, S.M., Sagar, A., Levin-Decanini, T., Liu, W., Carter, C.S., & Jacob, S. 2014.
Oxytocin and vasopressin in genetic syndromes and developmental disorders.
Brain Research 1580: 199-218.
Buisman-Pijlman, F., Sumracki, N.M., Gordon, J.J. Hyull, P.R., Carter, C.S. & Tops, M.
2013. Individual differences underlying susceptibility to addiction: role for the
endogenous oxytocin system. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior 119: 2228.
Bell, A.F., Erickson, E.N & Carter, C.S. 2014. Beyond labor: The role of natural and
synthetic oxytocin in the transition to motherhood. Journal of Midwifery and
Women's Health 50: 35-42.
Connelly, J.J., Golding, J., Gregory S.P., Ring, S.M., Davis, J.M., Davey Smith, G.,
Harris, J.C., Carter, C.S. & Pembrey, M. 2014. Personality, behavior and
environmental features associated with OXTR genetic variants in British mother.
Plos One Mar 12; 9 (3): e00465. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0090465.
Harris, J.C., & Carter. 2013.Therapeutic interventions with oxytocin: Current status and
concerns. Journal of the Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 52(10):
Rault, J-L., Carter, C.S., Garner, J.P., Marchant-Forde, J.N., Richert, B.T., & Lay, D.C, jr.
2013. Repeated intranasal oxytocin administration in early life dysregulates the
HPA axis and alters social behavior. Physiology and Behavior 112-113:40-48.
Pournajafi-Nazarloo, H., Kenkel, W., Mohsenpour, S.R., Sanzenbacher, L., Saadat, H.,
Partoo, L., Yee, J., Azizi, F. & Carter, C.S. 2013. Exposure to chronic isolation
modulates receptors mRNAs for oxytocin and vasopressin in the hypothalamus
and heart. Peptides 43:20-26.
Schradin, C., Kenkel, W., Krackow, S., & Carter, C.S. 2013. Staying put or leaving home:
endocrine, neuroendocrine and behavioral consequence in male African striped
mice. Hormones and Behavior, 63: 136-143.
Seng, J, Miller, M.S., Sperlich, M., van de Ven, Brown, S., Carter, C.S., & Liberzon, I.
2013. Exploring dissociation and oxytocin as pathways between trauma exposure
and trauma-related hyperemesis gravidarum: a test-of-concept pilot. Journal of
Trauma and Dissociation.14:40-55.
Carter, C.S., & Jacob, S. 2013. Oxytocin and vasopressin: Mechanisms for potential sex
differences observed in autism spectrum disorder. In: Ed. C. Powell and L.M.
Monteggia. New York: Oxford University Press: The Autisms: Molecules to Model
Systems. Pp. 334-366.
Gouin, J-P., Carter, C.S., Pournajafi-Nazarloo, H., Malarkey, W.B., Loving, T.J., Stowell,
J., and Kiecolt-Glaser, J. K. 2012. Plasma vasopressin and interpersonal
functioning. Biological Psychology 91:270-274.
Carson, D.S., Bosanquet, D.P., Carter, C.S. Pournajafi-Nazarloo, H., Blaszcynski, A, &
McGregor, I.S. 2012. Preliminary evidence for lowered basal cortisol in a
naturalistic sample of methamphetamine polydrug users. Experimental and
Clinical Psychopharmacology 20:497-503.
Hammock, E., Veenstra-VanderWeele, J., Yan, Z., Kerr, T. M., Morris, M., Anderson, G.,
Carter, C.S., Cook, E., Jacob, S. 2012. Examining autism spectrum disorders by
biomarkers: example from the oxytocin and serotonin systems. Journal of the
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 51: 712-721.
Grippo, A.J. Pournajafi-Nazarloo, H., Sanzenbacher, L., Trahanas, D.M., McNeal, N.,
Clarke, D.A., Porges, S. W., & Carter, C.S. 2012. Peripheral oxytocin
administration buffers autonomic but not behavioral responses to environmental
stressors in isolated prairie voles. Stress, 15:149-61.
Grippo, A.J., Carter, C.S., McNeal, N., Chandler, D.L., LaRocca, M.A., Bales, S.L., &
Porges, S.W. 2011. 24-Hour autonomic dysfunction and depressive behaviors in
an animal model of social isolation: implications for the study of depression and
cardiovascular disease. Psychosomatic Medicine 73:59-66.
Rubin, L.H., Carter, C.S., Drogos, L., Pournajafi-Nazarloo, H., Sweeney, J.A., & Maki,
P.M. 2010. Peripheral oxytocin is associated with reduced symptom severity in
schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research 124:13-21.
Adkins-Regan, E. & Carter, C.S. 2010. Neurobiology, endocrinology and behavior. IN:
The Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior. Chapter 206: pp. 459-556. Elsevier
Ltd.,.Academic Press. Editors-in-Chief: Michael D. Breed and Janice Moore;
Section editor Lee Drickamer.
Williamson, J. Lewis, G. Grippo, A, Lamb, D., Harden, E., Handleman, M., Lebow, J.,
Carter, C.S., Porges, S.W. 2010. Autonomic predictors of recovery following
surgery: An animal model. Autonomic Neuroscience 156:60-6.
Gouin JP, Carter CS, Pournajafi-Nazarloo H, Glaser R, Malarkey WB, Loving TJ, Stowell
J, Kiecolt-Glaser JK. 2010. Marital behavior, oxytocin, vasopressin and wound
healing. Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:1082-1090.
Grippo, A.J., Trahanas, D.M., Zimmerman II, R.R., Porges, S.W., & Carter, C.S. 2009.
Oxytocin protects against isolation-induced autonomic dysfunction and behavioral
indices of depression. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 34: 1542-1553.
Ruscio, M.G., Sweeny, T.D., Gomez, A., Parker, K., & Carter, C.S. 2009. Social
environment alters central distribution of estrogen receptor-alpha in juvenile
prairie voles. Physiology and Behavior, 98: 296-301.
White-Traut, R., Watanabe, K., Pournajafi-Nazarloo, H., Schwertz, D., Bell, A., & Carter,
C.S. 2009. Detection of salivary oxytocin levels in lactating women,
Developmental Psychobiology, 51:367-373.
Carter, C. S., Boone, B, & Bales, K. L. 2009. Early experience and the developmental
programming of oxytocin and vasopressin. IN: Neurobiology of Parental
Behavior, Ed. R. Bridges, Elsevier.
Pournajafi-Nazarloo, H., Partoo, L., Sanzenbacher, L., Paredes, J., Hashimoto, K., Azizi,
F., & Carter, C. S. 2009. Stress differentially modulates mRNA expression for
corticotrophin-releasing hormone receptors in hypothalamus, hippocampus and
pituitary of prairie voles. Neuropeptides, 43:113-23.
DeVries, A.C., DeVries, M.B., Taymans, S.E., & Carter, C.S. 1996. Stress has sexually
dimorphic effects on pair bonding in prairie voles. Proceedings of the National
Academy of Sciences, 93, 11980-11984.
Carter, C. S., DeVries, A. C., & Getz, L. L. 1995. Physiological substrates of
monogamy: The prairie vole model. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews,
19, 303-314.
Winslow, J. T., Hastings, N, Carter, C. S., Harbaugh, C. R., & Insel, T. R. 1993. A role
for vasopressin in pair bonding in monogamous prairie voles. Nature, 365, 545548.
Carter, C. S. 1992. Oxytocin and sexual behavior. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral
Reviews, 16, 131-144.