24. How Can Stress Alter Emotional Balance Through Its Interaction with the Serotonergic System?

  1. Cheryl D. Conrad
  1. Raymond Mongeau,
  2. Michel Hamon and
  3. Laurence Lanfumey

Published Online: 14 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118083222.ch24

The Handbook of Stress: Neuropsychological Effects on the Brain

The Handbook of Stress: Neuropsychological Effects on the Brain

How to Cite

Mongeau, R., Hamon, M. and Lanfumey, L. (2011) How Can Stress Alter Emotional Balance Through Its Interaction with the Serotonergic System?, in The Handbook of Stress: Neuropsychological Effects on the Brain (ed C. D. Conrad), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118083222.ch24

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. INSERM UMR S894, and UPMC Université Paris 06, France

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:

  • stress, altering emotional balance;
  • anxiety and depression;
  • stress and sequelae;
  • traits of negativity bias;
  • HPA axis, corticotropin-releasing factor and corticosteroids;
  • MRs and GRs, in hippocampal pyramidal neurons;
  • 5-HT system and 5-HT receptors in depression;
  • brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF);
  • serotonergic system and stress-related changes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • HPA Axis, Corticotropin-releasing Factor, and Corticosteroids

  • The 5-HT System and 5-HT Receptors Involved in Anxiety and Depression

  • Regulation of the Serotonergic System via the HPA Axis

  • Beyond the HPA-5-HT Interactions: Stress-related Changesin Neurotrophic and Epigenetic Factors

  • Overview

  • References