Chapter 6. Individual Differences in Reactivity to Social Stress in the Laboratory and Its Mediation by Common Genetic Polymorphisms

  1. Prof. Dr. Hermona Soreq8,
  2. Prof. Dr. Alon Friedman9 and
  3. Prof. Dr. Daniela Kaufer10
  1. Idan Shalev1,
  2. Elad Lerer2,
  3. Salomon Israel3,
  4. Florina Uzefovsky3,
  5. Inga Gritsenko4,
  6. David Mankuta5,
  7. Marsha Kaitz6 and
  8. Richard P. Ebstein6,7

Published Online: 2 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527628346.ch6

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, I., Lerer, E., Israel, S., Uzefovsky, F., Gritsenko, I., Mankuta, D., Kaitz, M. and Ebstein, R. P. (2009) Individual Differences in Reactivity to Social Stress in the Laboratory and Its Mediation by Common Genetic Polymorphisms, 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.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 8

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

  2. 9

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

  3. 10

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Department of Neurobiology, Mount Scopus, Jerusalem 91905, Israel

  2. 2

    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Human Genetics, Jerusalem 91905, Israel

  3. 3

    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Department of Psychology, Mount Scopusy, Jerusalem 91905, Israel

  4. 4

    S. Herzog Memorial Hospital, Givat Shaul, Jerusalem 91905, Israel

  5. 5

    Hadassah Medical Organization, Department of Labor and Delivery, Jerusalem 91905, Israel

  6. 6

    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Department of Psychology, Jerusalem 91905, Israel

  7. 7

    S. Herzog Memorial Hospital, Givat Shaul, Jerusalem 91905, 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:

  • social stress;
  • genetic manipulation;
  • environmental stressor;
  • HPA axis;
  • genes;
  • stress response

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Stressors and HPA Axis Regulation: Naturalistic Studies

  • Trier Social Stress Test

  • Genes and Regulation of the HPA Axis

  • Jerusalem Studies

  • Growth Factors

  • Neuropeptides

  • Serotonin Transmission

  • Sex Steroids

  • Summary

  • References