Stress and Disease Processes

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Neil Schneiderman, Philip M. McCabe, Andrew Baum
Psychology Press, 1992 - Psychology - 333 pages
This volume presents chapters by leading figures researching the various pathways by which stress may interfere with health maintenance and contribute to disease etiology and progression. Their work focuses on direct effects of stress on the immune and endocrine systems, on behavioral factors in diseases such as cancer and diabetes, and with the general role of stress in illness processes.
 

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Contents

ACUTE AND CHRONIC STRESS AND THE IMMUNE SYSTEM
1
STRESS AND IMMUNITY
27
MEDIATION
55
4
61
BEHAVIORAL RESPONSES TO CYCLOPHOSPHAMIDE
93
DEPRESSION AND IMMUNITY CENTRAL CORTICOTROPINRELEASING
103
CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME AND PSYCHONEUROIMMUNOLOGY
121
8
130
THE RELATIONSHIP
175
11
195
INSULIN RESISTANCE ASA DETERMINANT
225
GLYCEMIC RESPONSIVITY TO ADRENERGIC STIMULATION
235
14
247
15
258
AUTHOR INDEX 2 99
299
SUBJECT INDEX
323

PSYCHONEUROIMMUNOLOGY AND STRESS RESPONSES
139
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