Hormones and the Brain

ISBN: 978-3-540-21355-0 (Print) 978-3-540-26940-3 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

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    Pages 1-28

    Activins and inhibins: Physiological roles, signaling mechanisms and regulation

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    Pages 29-46

    Twins and the fetal origins hypothesis: An application to growth data

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    Pages 47-60

    Towards Understanding the Neurobiology of Mammalian Puberty: Genetic, Genomic and Proteomic Approaches

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    Pages 61-72

    The non-genomic Action of Sex Steroids

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    Pages 73-77

    Mechanisms of Steroid Hormone Actions on Hypothalamic Nerve Cells: Molecular and Biophysical Studies relevant for Hormone-dependent Behaviors

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    Pages 79-98

    Biological Effects and Markers of Exposure to Xenosteroids and Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators (SERMs) at the Hypothalamic-Pituitary Unit

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    Pages 99-109

    Regulation of Neurosteroid Biosynthesis by Neurotransmitters and Neuropeptides

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    Pages 111-154

    Progestins and antiprogestins: mechanisms of action, neuroprotection and myelination

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    Pages 155-172

    Rapid Effects of Estradiol on Motivated Behaviors

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    Pages 173-199

    Behavioral Effects of rapid Changes in Aromatase Activity in the Central Nervous System

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    Pages 201-212

    Modulators of Endogenous Neuroprotection: Estrogen, Corticotropin-releasing Hormone and Endocannabinoids

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    Pages 213-225

    Estrogens, Aging, and Neurodegenerative Diseases

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    Pages 227-236

    Hormones, Stress and Depression