3. Biology of Depression and Cytokines in Cancer

  1. David W. Kissane2,
  2. Mario Maj3 and
  3. Norman Sartorius4
  1. Dominique L. Musselman,
  2. Andrew H. Miller,
  3. Erica B. Royster and
  4. Marcia D. McNutt

Published Online: 2 DEC 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470972533.ch3

Depression and Cancer

Depression and Cancer

How to Cite

Musselman, D. L., Miller, A. H., Royster, E. B. and McNutt, M. D. (2010) Biology of Depression and Cytokines in Cancer, in Depression and Cancer (eds D. W. Kissane, M. Maj and N. Sartorius), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470972533.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Psychiatry, University of Naples SUN, Naples, Italy

  3. 4

    Association for the Improvement of Mental Health Programmes, Geneva, Switzerland

Author Information

  1. Laboratory of Neuropsychopharmacology, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 DEC 2010
  2. Published Print: 17 DEC 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470689660

Online ISBN: 9780470972533

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Keywords:

  • Biology of Depression and Cytokines in Cancer;
  • Biology of Depression;
  • hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA);
  • corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH);
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI);
  • brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF);
  • The Morbid Outcome of Depression in Cancer Patients;
  • Inflammatory Mechanisms and development of Neurobehavioural Symptoms in Cancer Patients;
  • Immune Contributions to Neurobehavioural Symptoms in Patients with Cancer;
  • Cytokines and the Induction of Distinct Neurobehavioural Syndromes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Biology of Depression

  • The Morbid Outcome of Depression in Cancer Patients

  • Inflammatory Mechanisms and development of Neurobehavioural Symptoms in Cancer Patients

  • Immune Contributions to Neurobehavioural Symptoms in Patients with Cancer

  • Cytokines and the Induction of Distinct Neurobehavioural Syndromes

  • Treatment Implications

  • Conclusions

  • References