Neural and Neuroendocrine Mechanisms in Host Defense and Autoimmunity

Neural and Neuroendocrine Mechanisms in Host Defense and Autoimmunity

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This book provides a lucid summary of behavioral, neural and endocrine regulation of immune responses and of the effects of immune system activity on neural and endocrine functions and behavior. The underlying premise is that the brain and immune system represent a single, integrated system of defense. The discussion includes such topics and stress induced modulation of innate resistance and adaptive immunity in influenza viral infections.

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Published 05 April 2007
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EAN13 9780387483344
Language English
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Neural and Neuroendocrine Mechanisms in Host Defense and Autoimmunity