Stress: Neuroendocrinology and Neurobiology : Handbook of Stress Series, Volume 2, Hardback Book

Stress: Neuroendocrinology and Neurobiology : Handbook of Stress Series, Volume 2 Hardback

Edited by George, Professor (Professorial Research Fellow and Hon Professor, Florey Institute of Neurosc Fink



Stress: Neuroendocrinology and Neurobiology: Handbook of Stress Series, Volume 2, focuses on neuroendocrinology, the discipline that deals with the way that the brain controls hormonal secretion, and in turn, the way that hormones control the brain.

There have been significant advances in our understanding of neuroendocrine molecular and epigenetic mechanisms, especially in the way in which stress-induced hormonal and neurochemical changes affect brain plasticity, neuronal connectivity, and synaptic function. The book features the topic of epigenetics, and how it enables stress and other external factors to affect genetic transmission and expression without changes in DNA sequence.

Integrated closely with new behavioral findings and relevance to human disorders, the concepts and data in this volume offer the reader cutting-edge information on the neuroendocrinology of stress. Volume 2 is of prime interest to neuroscientists, clinicians, researchers, academics, and graduate students in neuroendocrinology, neuroscience, biomedicine, endocrinology, psychology, psychiatry, and in some areas of the social sciences, including stress and its management in the workplace.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 460 pages, Approx. 150 illustrations (150 in full color); Illustrations, unspecified
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Endocrinology
  • ISBN: 9780128021750



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