Neurobiology of the Immune System

Other | January 1, 2003

byClow, Angela, Angela Clow

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Published since 1959,International Review of Neurobiologyis a well-known series appealing to neuroscientists, clinicians, psychologists, physiologists, and pharmacologists. Led by an internationally renowned editorial board, this important serial publishes both eclectic volumes made up of timely reviews and thematic volumes that focus on recent progress in a specific area of neurobiology research.

Key Features
*Provides solid scientific basis to our understanding of the associations between the brain and the immune system the importance of these connections
* Presents coherent development from cellular and molecular neuroimmune communication to social and health considerations, including psychological intervention
* Addresses the theory that there is a neurobiology of the immune system

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Published since 1959,International Review of Neurobiologyis a well-known series appealing to neuroscientists, clinicians, psychologists, physiologists, and pharmacologists. Led by an internationally renowned editorial board, this important serial publishes both eclectic volumes made up of timely reviews and thematic volumes that focus ...

Format:OtherDimensions:442 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:January 1, 2003Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:008049160X

ISBN - 13:9780080491608

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Table of Contents

Neuroimmune relationships in perspective.
Sympathetic nervous system interaction with the immune system.
Mechanisms by which cytokines signal the brain. Neuropeptides: Modulators of immune response in health and disease.
Brain-immune interactions in sleep. Neuroendocrinology of autoimmunity.
Systemic stress-induced Th2 shift and its clinical implication.
Neural control of salivary IgA secretion.
Stress and secretory immunity.
Cytokines and depression.
Immunity and schizophrenia - autoimmunity, cytokines and immune responses.
Cerebral lateralization and the immune system. Behavioural conditioning of the immune system. Psychological and neuroendocrine correlates of disease progression.
The role of psychological intervention in modulating aspects of immune function in relation to health and well being.