Neural And Neuroendocrine Mechanisms In Host Defense And Autoimmunity.

Neural And Neuroendocrine Mechanisms In Host Defense And Autoimmunity

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ISBN details

  • ISBN 10: 0387314113
  • ISBN 13: 9780387314112


Provides insight into the mechanisms by which neural and neuroendocrine factors influence susceptibility to infection and autoimmunity. The book focuses on multiple sclerosis as the prototypic autoimmunne disease and discusses infectious diseases including anthrax, influenza virus, herpes virus, and human immunodeficiency virus. The effects of stress on experimental models of multiple sclerosis and also clinical observations of stress in multiple sclerosis patients are discussed.

Other Details

  • Publisher: Springer
  • Language: Eng
  • Edition: 1
  • Pages: 306
  • Date Published: 2006
  • Authors: Welsh, C. Jane., Meagher, Mary W., Sternberg, Esther M., International Society For Neuroimmunomodulation