Multiple Origins of Sex Differences in Brain

Neuroendocrine Functions and their Pathologies


ISBN: 978-3-642-33720-8 (Print) 978-3-642-33721-5 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-19

    Hormone-Dependent Chromatin Modifications Related to Sexually Differentiated Behaviors

  3. Chapter

    Pages 21-33

    Importance of Genomic Imprinting in the Evolution and Development of the Maternal Brain

  4. Chapter

    Pages 35-41

    Genomic Imprinting in the Adult and Developing Brain

  5. Chapter

    Pages 43-57

    The Synapse: Differences Between Men and Women

  6. Chapter

    Pages 59-69

    Gonadal Hormone Influences on Human Neurobehavioral Development: Outcomes and Mechanisms

  7. Chapter

    Pages 71-79

    Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia: Neuroendocrine, Behavioral and Cognitive Implications

  8. Chapter

    Pages 81-102

    Genetic Variation Within Serotonin Genes, Hormones, and Aggression

  9. Chapter

    Pages 103-122

    Multiple Origins of Sex Differences in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

  10. Chapter

    Pages 123-137

    Fetal Testosterone in Mind: Implications for Autism

  11. Chapter

    Pages 139-163

    Sex Differences in HPA and HPG Axes Dysregulation in Major Depressive Disorder: The Role of Shared Brain Circuitry Between Hormones and Mood

  12. Chapter

    Pages 165-178

    Estrogens: Protective or Risk Factors in the Injured Brain?

  13. Back Matter

    Pages 179-181