FUNDAMENTALS OF PSYCHONEUROIMMUNOLOGY
- ÜRÜNÜN BULUNDUĞU ŞUBELERİMİZ
* Is the first book to cover this rapidly growing speciality comprehensively
* Provides a sound biological basis to the discipline
* Covers topics from the biology of immune and neuroendocrine function to the future of psychoneuroimmunology
This volume, by the author of the acclaimed Fundamentals of Psychopharmacology, will be an essential reference for psychiatrists, neurologists, neuroimmunologists, neuroendocrinologists and psychologists, and will, it is hoped, stimulate further exploration into this exciting area of research.
Table of Contents
Historical Overview of Mind-Body Interrelationships.
An Outline of Research Methods Used in Psychoneuroimmunology.
Psychoneuroimmunology of Stress.
Stress, the Immune System and Depression.
Immune Abnormalities in Schizophrenia.
Psychoneuroimmunology of Anxiety Disorders.
Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids, the Immune System and Psychiatric Disorders.
Psychoneuroimmunology of Alzheimer's Disease and the Dementias.
The Role of the Thymus Gland in Psychoneuroimmunology.
Animal Models of Stress and Psychiatric Disease and their Potential Application to Psychoimmunology.
Psychoneuroimmunology of HIV Infection and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
The Effects of Drugs of Abuse on the Immune System.
Sigma Receptors and the Link Between the Immune and Endocrine Axes.