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Author Praag, Herman M. van (Herman Meïr), 1929-

Title Stress, the brain and depression / H.M. Van Praag, E.R. De Kloet, J. Van Os
Published Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 283 pages) : illustrations
Contents Diagnosing depression -- Traumatic life events: general issues -- Life events and depression: preliminary issues -- Life events and depression: is there a causal connection -- Genetics and depression -- Gene-environment correlation and interaction in depression -- Monomines and depression -- Stress hormones and depression -- Stress, the brain and depression
Summary Can traumatic life events cause depression? The authors structure their examination around three major themes: the pathophysiological role of stress in depression; whether or not a subtype of depression exists that is particularly stress-inducible; and, finally, how best to diagnose and treat depression in relation to its biological underpinnings
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Brain -- Effect of stress on.
Depression, Mental -- Pathogenesis.
Stress (Physiology) -- Complications.
Brain -- physiopathology.
Depressive Disorder -- etiology.
Depressive Disorder -- physiopathology.
Stress, Psychological -- complications.
Stress, Psychological -- physiopathology.
Form Electronic book
Author Kloet, E. R. de.
Os, J. van (Jim van)
LC no. 2003055889
ISBN 0511193521
0511195613 (electronic bk.)
0511544421 (ebook)
052162147X (hardback)
9780511195617 (electronic bk.)
9780511544422 (ebook)
9780521621472 (hardback)