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Neuroendocrinology

1st Edition

By Charles B. Nemeroff

CRC Press

640 pages

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pub: 1992-05-28
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The field of neuroendocrinology focuses on how the brain controls pituitary and adrenal function; the actions of hormones on the brain; and the wide variety of neuroendocrinological diseases that affect children, adults, and the elderly. Neuroendocrinology provides the most up-to-date review available on the subject, covering advances from molecular biology to clinical endocrinology. The book will be useful to endocrinologists, specialists in internal medicine, psychologists, and psychiatrists. It also can serve as an excellent text for medical and graduate students.

Table of Contents

An Introduction to Neuroendocrinology: Basic Principles and Historical Considerations, S.M. McCann

Methods in Neuroendocrinology, G. Bissette

Bioassay Methods, E.K. Heist and R.E. Poland

Radioimmunoassay Methods, G. Bissette and J. Ritchie

HPLC Separation and Electrochemical Detection: Applications in Neuroendocrinology, C.D. Kilts

Receptor Binding Theory and Techniques, D.E. Grigoriadis and E.B. De Souza

Anatomical Neuroendocrinology, T. Hökfelt

The Organization of Monoaminergic Neurons in the Hypothalamus in Relation to Neuroendocrine Integration, B.J. Everitt, B. Meister, and T. Hökfelt

The Corticotropin-Releasing Factor System, P. Petrusz and I. Merchenthaler

Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone, G.E. Hoffman, W.-F. Lee and S. Wray

The Somatostatin and Growth Hormone-Releasing Factors Systems, B. Meister and T. Hökfelt

Thyrotropin-Releasing Hormone Neuronal Systems in the Central Nervous System, R.M. Lechan and R. Toni

Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, G.F. Koob

Effects of the Steroid/Thyroid Hormone Family on Neural and Behavioral Plasticity, B.S. McEwen

The Behavioral Neuroendocrinology of Corticotropin-Releasing Factor, Growth-Hormone Releasing Factor, Somatostatin, and Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone, G.F. Koob

Arginine Vasopressin, ACTH and Opioids, M. Le Moal

Psychiatric Abnormalities in Endocrine Disorders, R.G. Kathol

Neuroendocrine Alterations in Psychiatric Disorders, C.B. Nemeroff and K.R.R. Krishnan

Clinical Neuroendocrinology, J.E. Morley

Clinical Neuroendocrinology, P. Bouloux and A. Grossman

Pediatric Neuroendocrinology: Growth and Puberty, O.H. Pescovitz

Reproductive Hormones and Behavior, F.E. Kaiser and J.E. Morley

Diseases of the Posterior Pituitary, M. Miller

Geriatric Neuroendocrinology, A.D. Mooradian

Psychoneuroimmunology, M.E. Kemeny, G.F. Solomon, J.E. Morley, and T.L. Herbert

Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED027000
MEDICAL / Endocrinology & Metabolism
MED056000
MEDICAL / Neurology
MED105000
MEDICAL / Psychiatry / General