2. Central Nervous System Regulation of the Hypothalamic–Pituitary–Adrenal Axis Stress Response

  1. Cheryl D. Conrad
  1. James P. Herman

Published Online: 14 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118083222.ch2

The Handbook of Stress: Neuropsychological Effects on the Brain

The Handbook of Stress: Neuropsychological Effects on the Brain

How to Cite

Herman, J. P. (2011) Central Nervous System Regulation of the Hypothalamic–Pituitary–Adrenal Axis Stress Response, in The Handbook of Stress: Neuropsychological Effects on the Brain (ed C. D. Conrad), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118083222.ch2

Editor Information

  1. Department of Psychology and Division of Natural Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Arizona State University, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Cincinnati, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 11 AUG 2011

Book Series:

  1. Wiley-Blackwell Handbooks of Behavioral Neuroscience

Book Series Editors:

  1. David Mostofsky

Series Editor Information

  1. Boston University, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444330236

Online ISBN: 9781118083222

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Keywords:

  • CNS and hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal axis stress response;
  • neurocircuits regulating HPA axis activity;
  • acute stress responses;
  • direct pathway and physiological stressors;
  • multisynaptic loop;
  • infralimbic-cortex stimulation of psychogenic responses;
  • serotonin neurons in HPA axis stimulation;
  • acute psychogenic stress response control;
  • chronic stress and disease;
  • HPA axis stress response control

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Problem of Stress

  • Acute Stress Responses

  • Chronic Stress Responses

  • Perspective: Stress, Chronic Stress, and Disease

  • References