Chapter 8. The Neonatal and Pubertal Ontogeny of the Stress Response: Implications for Adult Physiology and Behavior

  1. Prof. Dr. Bengt B. Arnetz2,3 and
  2. Prof. Rolf Ekman4
  1. Russell D. Romeo and
  2. Bruce S. McEwen

Published Online: 21 AUG 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527609156.ch8

Stress in Health and Disease

Stress in Health and Disease

How to Cite

Romeo, R. D. and McEwen, B. S. (2006) The Neonatal and Pubertal Ontogeny of the Stress Response: Implications for Adult Physiology and Behavior, in Stress in Health and Disease (eds B. B. Arnetz and R. Ekman), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527609156.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Wayne State University, 101 E. Alexandrine, Detroit, Michigan 48201-2011, USA

  2. 3

    Division of Social Medicine, Uppsala University, Uppsala Science Park, Social Medicine, 75185 Uppsala, Sweden

  3. 4

    Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, Neurochemical laboratory, Mölndal/SU, 43180 Mölndal, Sweden

Author Information

  1. Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, Rockefeller University, Box 165 Weiss Research Building, New York 10021, NY, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 AUG 2006
  2. Published Print: 20 JUL 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527312214

Online ISBN: 9783527609154

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Keywords:

  • stress in health and disease;
  • stress and brain plasticity;
  • neonatal and pubertal ontogeny of the stress response;
  • homeostasis;
  • allostasis;
  • allostatic load;
  • hypothalamic–ptuitary–adrenal axis (HPA);
  • neonatall development of HPA axis;
  • pubertal development of HPA axis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Stress, Homeostasis, Allostasis, and Allostatic Load

  • The Hypothalamic–Pituitary–Adrenal Axis

  • Neonatal Development of the HPA Axis

  • Early Life Events and the Shaping of the HPA Axis

  • Pubertal Development of the HPA Axis

  • Puberty as a Period of Intervention

  • Implications for Human Health and Development

  • Conclusions and Future Directions

  • References