Introduction to Psychoneuroimmunology (2nd Revised edition)

Introduction to Psychoneuroimmunology (2nd Revised edition)

By: Jorge H. Daruna (author)Hardback

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Health is maintained by the coordinated operation of all the biological systems that make up the individual. The Introduction to Psychoneuroimmunology, Second Edition, presents an overview of what has been discovered by scientists regarding how bodily systems respond to environmental challenges and intercommunicate to sustain health. The book touches on the main findings from the current literature without being overly technical and complex. The result is a comprehensive overview of psychoneuroimmunology, which avoids oversimplification, but does not overwhelm the reader.

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Contents

CHAPTER 1 - Introduction CHAPTER 2 - Historical Antecedents CHAPTER 3 - Immune System Basics CHAPTER 4 - Endocrine-Immune Modulation CHAPTER 5 - Neuroimmune Modulation CHAPTER 6 - Stress, Contextual Change, and Disease CHAPTER 7 - Psychosocial Stress: Neuroendocrine and Immune Effects CHAPTER 8 - Infection, Allergy, and Psychosocial Stress CHAPTER 9 - Cancer, Autoimmunity, and Psychosocial Stress CHAPTER 10 - Immune Activity and Psychopathology CHAPTER 11 - Immune Function Enhancement CHAPTER 12 - Integration and Implications

Product Details

  • publication date: 13/05/2012
  • ISBN13: 9780123820495
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 336
  • ID: 9780123820495
  • weight: 710
  • ISBN10: 0123820499
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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