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Neuroendocrinology in Physiology and Medicine [electronic resource]

  • Conn, P. Michael. editor. , Freeman, Marc E. editor.
  • 2000
Neuroendocrinology in Physiology and Medicine [electronic resource]
  • Data Type
    Book
  • Title/Author
    Neuroendocrinology in Physiology and Medicine[electronic resource] / edited by P. Michael Conn, Marc E. Freeman.
  • Author
    Conn, P. Michael., editor., Freeman, Marc E., editor.
  • Authors
    SpringerLink (Online service)
  • Phy Desc.
    XII, 574 p. : online resource.
  • Contents Note
    I. The Interactions Between the Nervous and Endocrine Systems -- 1 The Hypothalamus as an Endocrine Organ: The Science of Neuroendocrinology -- 2 Micro- and Macroscopic Structure, Innervation, and Vasculature of the Hypothalamus -- 3 Hypothalamic Hormones -- 4 Neurotransmitters as Regulators of Hypothalamic Function -- 5 The Hypothalamus as a Major Integrative Center -- 6 Endocrine Targets in the Brain -- II. Neuroendocrine Regulation of Reproduction, Parturition, Lactation, Growth, Development, Metabolism, and Fluid Balance -- 7 Neuroendocrine Regulation of Pituitary Function: General Principles -- 8 Neuroendocrine Regulation of Reproductive Cyclicity -- 9 Neuroendocrine Regulation of Pregnancy and Parturition -- 10 Neuroendocrine Regulation of Lactation and Milk Ejection -- 11 Neuroendocrine Regulation of Growth Hormone Secretion -- 12 Neuroendocrine Regulation of Puberty -- 13 Neuroendocrine Regulation of Thyroid Function -- 14 Neuroendocrine Regulation of Water Balance: The Kidney -- III. Neuroendocrine Correlates of Stress, Behavior, and Biological Processes -- 15 Regulation of the Stress Response by Corticotropin-Releasing Factor Receptors -- 16 Neuroendocrine Regulation of Sexual Behavior -- 17 Neuroendocrine Regulation of Maternal Behavior -- 18 Neuroendocrine Regulation of Fluid Intake and Homeostasis -- 19 Control of Food Intake -- 20 Neuroendocrine Regulation of Learning and Memory -- 21 Neuroendocrine Correlates of Aging -- IV. Neuroendocrine Regulation of Biological Rhythms -- 22 Chronobiology -- 23 Influence of Light and the Pineal Gland on Biological Rhythms -- 24 Neuroendocrine Regulation of Biological Rhythms -- 25 The Neuroendocrine Control of Circadian Rhythms -- 26 The Neuroendocrine Control of Ultradian Rhythms -- V. Neuroendocrine Pathology and Disease -- 27 Diagnosis and Treatment of Hypothalamic Disease -- 28 Hypothalamic Involvement in Disorders of Pituitary Hormone Secretion -- VI. Emerging Areas of Neuroendocrinology -- 29 Neuroendocrine Immunology -- 30 Electrophysiology of Hypothalamic Neurons -- 31 Anatomical Markers of Activity in Hypothalamic Systems.
  • Topical Term
    Medicine.
    Endocrinology.
    Medicine & Public Health.
    Endocrinology.
  • Host Item
    Springer eBooks
  • Additional Item
    Printed edition: 9781617371530
  • ISBN
    9781592597079
  • Language
    English