Chapter 17. Stress and Neurotransmission: Clinical Evidence and Therapeutic Implications

  1. Prof. Dr. Hermona Soreq3,
  2. Prof. Dr. Alon Friedman4 and
  3. Prof. Dr. Daniela Kaufer5
  1. Hadar Shalev1 and
  2. Jonathan Cohen2

Published Online: 2 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527628346.ch17

Stress - From Molecules to Behavior: A Comprehensive Analysis of the Neurobiology of Stress Responses

Stress - From Molecules to Behavior: A Comprehensive Analysis of the Neurobiology of Stress Responses

How to Cite

Shalev, H. and Cohen, J. (2009) Stress and Neurotransmission: Clinical Evidence and Therapeutic Implications, in Stress - From Molecules to Behavior: A Comprehensive Analysis of the Neurobiology of Stress Responses (eds H. Soreq, A. Friedman and D. Kaufer), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527628346.ch17

Editor Information

  1. 3

    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Department of Biological Chemistry, Safra Campus - Givat Ram, Jerusalem 91904, Israel

  2. 4

    Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Departments of Physiology and Neurosurgery, Zlotowksi Centre for Neuroscience, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel

  3. 5

    University of California, Berkeley, Department of Integrative Biology, 3060 Valley Life Sciences Bldg. 3140, Berkeley, CA 94720-3140, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Soroka University Medical Center, Trauma Clinic, Psychiatric Department, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel

  2. 2

    Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Department of Physiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, P.O. Box 653, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 11 NOV 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527323746

Online ISBN: 9783527628346

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Keywords:

  • stress;
  • anxiety;
  • depression;
  • serotonin;
  • noradrenalin;
  • post-traumatic stress disorder;
  • gamma-aminobutyric acid;
  • GABA;
  • 5-HTTLPR

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Serotonin

  • Adrenergic Antagonists

  • γ-Aminobutyric Acid

  • Summary

  • References