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Author Schulkin, Jay, author.

Title The CRF signal : uncovering an information molecule / Jay Schulkin
Edition First edition
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017


Description 1 online resource
Contents Cover; The CRF Signal; Copyright; Dedication; Table of Contents; Plate; 1 Introduction; 2 Evolution and Diversification of Function of an Information Molecule: Corticotrophin-‚ÄčReleasing Factor; 3 Conservation of CRF in Brains and its Regulation by Adrenal Steroids; 4 Radical Change: Metamorphosis and Parturition; 5 CRF: Contributor to Fear and Anxiety; 6 Social Contact, Gonadal Steroids, and CRF; 7 Surviving, Remembering, Adversity; 8 Cravings and Addictions: The Contributions of CRF to Approach, Ingestion, and Withdrawal; 9 Conclusion: The Study of CRF-‚ÄčAn Epistemic and Medical Endeavor
Summary This book explores the evolutionary origins of Cortico-releasing Factor (CRF), its neural functions, and its role in a variety of human characteristics and social behaviors. It provides unique insights into CRF, and will be of interest to students and researchers in Neuroscience, Psychology, and Biology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource, title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed March 15, 2017)
Subject Corticotropin releasing hormone.
Stress (Physiology)
Stress (Psychology)
Corticotropin-Releasing Hormone
Stress, Physiological
Stress, Psychological
MEDICAL -- Physiology.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Human Anatomy & Physiology.
Stress (Psychology)
Corticotropin releasing hormone
Stress (Physiology)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780192512383