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Stress, Stress Hormones and the Immune System By Edited by Julia C. Buckingham

Stress, Stress Hormones and the Immune System
by Edited by Julia C. Buckingham

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In recent years hard scientific evidence has emerged which links stress and various disease states. The mechanisms underlying the interplay between brain-neuroendocrine and immune systems are the focus of much current research.
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Stress, Stress Hormones and the Immune System by Edited by Julia C. Buckingham

In recent years hard scientific evidence has emerged which links stress and various disease states. The mechanisms underlying the interplay between brain-neuroendocrine and immune systems are the focus of much current research. Unlike other recent publications which are for specialists and frequently compromise detailed accounts, this book is for researchers who require a general insight into the topic.

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Partial table of contents: BASIC CONCEPTS. The Neuroendocrine System: Anatomy, Physiology and Responses to Stress (J. Buckingham, et al.). The Immune System (R. Aspinall). Hormone Receptors and Signal Transduction (G. Vinson). METHODS OF ASSESSING NEUROENDOCRINE, AUTONOMIC AND IMMUNE FUNCTION AND OF MONITORING BEHAVIOURAL RESPONSES TO STRESS. In Vivo and In Vitro Methods for Assessing Neuroendocrine Function (A-M. Cowell, et al.). Assessment of the Autonomic Behavioural Effects to Stress (S. Vellucci). Methods for Monitoring Immune Function (R. Aspinall). FUNCTIONAL INTERPLAY BETWEEN STRESS HORMONES AND THE IMMUNE SYSTEM. Interleukin-1 Receptors in the Brain-Endocrine-Immune Axis: Role in the Stress Response and Infection (T. Takao E. De Souza). Cytokines, Fever and Thermogenesis (N. Rothwell A. Turnbull). Autonomic Regulation of Immune Function: Anatomical, Biochemical and Functional Studies (J. Downing M. Kendall ). Prolactin, Growth Hormones and Host Defence (I. Berczi). Behaviour, Stress and Immune Function (P. Neveu). Index.

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GOR009965679
Stress, Stress Hormones and the Immune System by Edited by Julia C. Buckingham
Edited by Julia C. Buckingham
Used - Good
Hardback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
1997-10-30
426
0471958867
9780471958864
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