Adrenergic Dysfunction and Psychobiology
Oliver G. Cameron
American Psychiatric Press, 1994 - Medical - 535 pages
Adrenergic Dysfunction and Psychobiology provides a comprehensive review of a broad and diverse field, covering subjects from catecholamines to stress to locus coeruleus activity. This is the first book to contain in one place up-to-date material that is not otherwise available, allowing the reader to obtain an overview of the field. Each chapter has been written by recognized experts, with an emphasis on the interface between biological and psychological processes. This material will interest anyone working in the areas of mental health problems, behavioral research, and neuroscience.
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The Functional Anatomy of Adrenergic Neuron Systems
Central Nervous System NoradrenergicPeptide Interactions
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a2-adrenoceptors abnormalities acute adrenal adrenergic function adrenergic receptors adrenoceptor agonists alcohol amphetamine anorexia nervosa antagonists antidepressants anxiety disorders Arch Gen Psychiatry Aston-Jones autonomic biochemical Biol Psychiatry blood pressure Brain Res cardiac cardiovascular catecholamine catecholamine levels cells challenge changes Charney chronic Clin clinical clonidine concentrations control subjects cortex depressed patients desipramine disease dopamine drugs effector effects epinephrine excretion rate fibers hamsters heart rate homeostatic human hypertension increased inhibition innervation isoproterenol LC activation lithium locus coeruleus measures mechanisms metabolism metabolites MHPG-SO4 monoamine nervous system neuroendocrine neurons Neurosci neurotransmitter noradrenergic norepinephrine nucleus opiate P-adrenergic panic disorder panic patients peripheral Pharmacol Physiol physiological plasma plasma catecholamines plasma MHPG platelet propranolol Psychiatry Psychiatry Res rat brain regulation release response to clonidine schizophrenic schizophrenic patients significant stimulation stressors studies sympathetic activity sympathetic nerve sympathetic nervous system symptoms tion treatment type A behavior type A subjects urinary excretion urinary MHPG urine withdrawal yohimbine zimelidine