4. Nongenomic Cellular Actions of Corticosteroids in the Brain

  1. Cheryl D. Conrad
  1. Marian Joëls,
  2. Femke Groeneweg and
  3. Henk Karst

Published Online: 14 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118083222.ch4

The Handbook of Stress: Neuropsychological Effects on the Brain

The Handbook of Stress: Neuropsychological Effects on the Brain

How to Cite

Joëls, M., Groeneweg, F. and Karst, H. (2011) Nongenomic Cellular Actions of Corticosteroids in the Brain, in The Handbook of Stress: Neuropsychological Effects on the Brain (ed C. D. Conrad), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118083222.ch4

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 Neuroscience & Pharmacology, Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, UMC Utrecht, The Netherlands

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:

  • nongenomic cellular actions of corticosteroids in brain;
  • mineralocorticoid receptor (MR) and glucocorticoid receptor (GR);
  • glucocorticoid effects on brain cells;
  • gene-mediated effects of glucocorticoids;
  • neurotransmitter responses;
  • neuronal properties affected by corticosteroids;
  • nongenomic and genomic signaling integration;
  • receptor localization and downstream signaling pathways;
  • corticosteroid actions in brain

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Slow, Gene-mediated Effects of Glucocorticoids

  • Rapid, Nongenomic Effects of Glucocorticoids

  • Putative Mechanism of Action

  • Concluding Remarks

  • References