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Clinical and Experimental Aspects

  • Detlev Ganten
  • Donald Pfaff

Part of the Current Topics in Neuroendocrinology book series (CT NEUROENDOCRI, volume 1)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-VII
  2. Günter Stock
    Pages 1-36
  3. René Drucker-Colín, Carlos Valverde-R
    Pages 37-81
  4. Alexander A. Borbély
    Pages 83-103
  5. John V. Jones, Peter Sleight, Harley S. Smyth
    Pages 105-126
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 127-129

About these proceedings

Introduction

There is no doubt that a major problem of present day research workers, especially in the life sciences, is the plethora of publications of all kinds, abstracts, short communications, full papers in journals of varying quality, reviews and proceedings of symposia with, in addition, an unprecedented duplication of publications. Even for experts working in the field, it is almost impossible to keep an up-to-date view of all current research articles. The Western grant and career system encourages scientists to publish as much as possible. The editors and publishers of our new series are convinced that the format of Current Topics in Neuroendocrinology leads a way out of this confusion. Each volume is conceived as a concise up-to-date textbook on one well-defined and currently exciting subject. Different from classic textbooks, however, the speed of publication compares favorably with that of many journals; this ensures an immediacy which is im­ possible in textbooks. On the other hand, topics to be included in this series are also sufficiently reliable, with enough work being done to treat them from several aspects. Each volume will supply four to six chapfers treating such a broad topic as neuroendocrinology from several points of view, for example, anatomic, electrophysiologic, endocrine and behavioral views. Wh~re clinical data are immediately available, they will be included. No other 36Iles treating the nervous or endocrine systems provides such a coordinated set of chapters on an interesting topic in each volume.

Keywords

Pfaff Schlaf Schlafstörung Sleep neuroendocrinology

Editors and affiliations

  • Detlev Ganten
    • 1
  • Donald Pfaff
    • 2
  1. 1.Pharmakologisches InstitutUniversität HeidelbergHeidelbergGermany
  2. 2.Rockefeller UniversityNew YorkUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-68333-6
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1982
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-68335-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-68333-6
  • Series Print ISSN 0723-1229
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