Table of contents for Stress, immune function, and health : the connection / Bruce S. Rabin.


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Introduction and Organization.
Overview of the Function of the Immune System.
The Nervous System--Immune System Connection.
The Study of Stress and Immunity.
How Does the Hormonal Response Induced by Stress Alter the Immune System.
Stress Effects on Immune-Related Diseases.
Behaviors That Can Be Used to Buffer the Detrimental Effects of Stress on the Immune System and Health: Can a Stress-Resistant Brain Be Engineered?
Effect of Maternal Stress on the Offspring.
Psychoneuroimmunology and the Elderly.
Index.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Psychoneuroimmunology, Stress (Psychology) Immunological aspects, Stress (Physiology) Immunological aspects, Immunologic diseases Psychosomatic aspects, Immune System physiology, Immune System physiopathology, Stress complications, Stress immunology