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The handbook of stress : neuropsychological effects on the brain

Conrad, Cheryl D
The handbook of stress : neuropsychological effects on the brain / edited by Cheryl D. Conrad.
Wiley-Blackwell handbooks of behavioral neuroscience
Country of Publication:
Chichester, West Sussex, UK : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
xxiv, 693 p. : ill.
9781444330236 (hardcover)
9781118078655 (ePDF)
9781118083222 (Wiley online library)
9781118078716 (ePub)
9781118083208 (mobi)
"The Handbook of Stress: Neuropsychological Effects on the Brain is an authoritative guide to the effects of stress on brain health, with a collection of articles that reflect the most recent findings in the field. Presents cutting edge findings on the effects of stress on brain health Examines stress influences on brain plasticity across the lifespan, including links to anxiety, PTSD, and clinical depression Features contributions by internationally recognized experts in the field of brain health Serves as an essential reference guide for scholars and advanced students"--Provided by publisher.
Anxiety Disorders/complications
Brain Diseases/etiology
Brain Diseases/physiopathology
Stress, Psychological/complications*
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Machine generated contents note: I Basics of the Stress Response. -- 1. The basics of the stress response: A historical context and introduction (Kenneth J. Thiel and Michael N. Dretsch). -- 2. Central nervous system regulation of the HPA axis stress response (James P. Herman). -- 3. Corticosteroid receptor involvement in the stress response (E. Ronald de Kloet, Roel H. DeRijk and Onno C. Meijer). -- 4. Non-genomic cellular actions of corticosteroids in the brain (Marian Joëls, Fernke Groeneweg and Kenk Karst). -- 5. Stress effects on the brain: Intracellular signaling cascades, epigenetic mechanisms and implications for behavior (Johannes M.H.M. Reul, Andrew Collins and Mari;a Gutèrrez-Mecinas). -- 6. Mechanisms of glucocorticoid receptor regulation of gene expression (Alyson B. Scoltock and John A. Cidlowski). -- II Stress Influences on Brain Plasticity and Cognition. -- 7. Stress and adult neurogenesis (Timothy Schoenfeld and Elizabeth Gould). -- 8. Neurobiological basis of the complex effects of stress on memory and synaptic plasticity (Phillip R. Zoldaz, Collin R. Park and David M. Diamond). -- 9. Stress and glucocorticoid effects on memory (Patrizia Campolongo and Benno Roozendaal). -- 10. Chronic stress effects on corticolimbic morphology (Cara L. Wellman). -- 11. Effects of chronic stress on memory and neuroplasticity: Animal studies (Carmen Sandi). -- 12. Stress and glucocorticoid effects on learning and memory: Human studies (Marie-France Marin and Sonia J. Lupien). -- III. Stress effects across the lifespan. -- 13. Adolescence and stress: From HPA function to brain development (Russell D. Romeo and Ilia N. Karatsoreos). -- 14. Effect of early environment and separation animal models on neurobiological development (Allison Jane Fulford). --
15. Stress effects during development and its implications: Clinical (Linda J. Luecken, Danielle S. Roubinov and Catherine Purdom). -- 16. Chronic stress and hippocampus vulnerability to functional changes and health in the adult (Cheryl D. Conrad). -- 17. Stress and aging: A question of resilience with implications for disease (Erik B. Bloss, John H. Morrison and Bruce S. McEwen). -- IV Stress Involvement in Anxiety, PTSD and Depression. -- 18. Social stress effects on defensive behavior and anxiety (Brandon L. Pearson, D. Caroline Blanchard and Robert J. Blanchard). -- 19. Stress and animal models of PTSD (Hagit Cohen, Gal Richter-Levin and Joseph Zohar). -- 20. What can fear conditioning tell us about PTSD? (Jacek Debiec and Joseph E. LeDoux). -- 21. Stress and glucocorticoid effects on memory: Implications for anxiety disorders (Dominique J.-F. de Quervain). -- 22. Stress and human neuroimaging studies (J. Douglas Bremner). -- 23. Chronic stress and depression (Eberhard Fuchs and Gabriele Flügge). -- 24. How can stress alter emotional balance through its interaction with the serotonergic system? (Raymond Mongeau, Michel Hamon and Laurence Lanfumey). -- 25. Stress, prefrontal cortex asymmetry and depression (Ron M. Sullivan and François Laplante). -- V Stress, Coping, Predisposition and Sex Differences. -- 26. Chronic stress and sex differences on cognition: Animal Studies (Victoria N. Luine). -- 27. Effects of stress on learning and memory: Evidence for sex differences in humans (Oliver T. Wolf). -- 28. Influence of diet on stress response and behavior (Efthymia Kitraki). -- 29. Influence of appraisal and coping following extreme stress (Miranda Olff).
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