Chapter

Psychological Influences on Neuroendocrine and Immune Outcomes

Part VIII. Health and Aging

  1. Lisa M. Christian PhD1,
  2. Nathan T. Deichert PhD2,
  3. Jean-Philippe Gouin MPs3,
  4. Jennifer E. Graham PhD4,
  5. Janice K. Kiecolt-Glaser PhD5

Published Online: 30 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470478509.neubb002064

Handbook of Neuroscience for the Behavioral Sciences

Handbook of Neuroscience for the Behavioral Sciences

How to Cite

Christian, L. M., Deichert, N. T., Gouin, J.-P., Graham, J. E. and Kiecolt-Glaser, J. K. 2009. Psychological Influences on Neuroendocrine and Immune Outcomes. Handbook of Neuroscience for the Behavioral Sciences. VIII:64.

Author Information

  1. 1

    The Ohio State University, Department of Psychology, Columbus, Ohio

  2. 2

    Ohio State University, Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research, Columbus, Ohio

  3. 3

    Ohio State University, Department of Psychology, Columbus, Ohio

  4. 4

    Pennsylvania State University, Department of Biobehavioral Health, University Park, Pennsylvania

  5. 5

    Ohio State University, Department of Psychiatry, Columbus, Ohio

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 OCT 2009

Abstract

  • 1
    Overview of the Immune System
  • 2
    Effects of Health Behaviors on Immune Outcomes
  • 3
    Stress, Depression, and Inflammation
  • 4
    Stress and Wound Healing
  • 5
    Stress and Infectious Agents
  • 6
    Summary

Keywords:

  • stress;
  • depression;
  • inflammation;
  • vaccine;
  • vaccination;
  • antibody response;
  • inflammatory response;
  • intervention;
  • stress reduction;
  • wound healing;
  • latent virus;
  • Epstein-Barr Virus;
  • cytomegalovirus;
  • upper respiratory infection;
  • psychosocial factors;
  • psychoneuroimmunology;
  • cytokines;
  • infectious illness