Stress, the Brain and Depression (Hardcover)

Stress, the Brain and Depression By H. M. Van Praag, E. R. de Kloet, J. Van Os Cover Image
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Can traumatic life events cause depression? Studies generally point to a connection between adverse life events and depression. However, establishing a causal, rather than associative, connection is more problematic. The authors structure this examination of the question around three major themes: the pathophysiological role of stress in depression; whether or not a subtype of depression exists that is particularly stress-inducible; and, finally, how best to diagnose and treat depression in relation to its biological basis.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780521621472
ISBN-10: 052162147X
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: May 20th, 2004
Pages: 296
Language: English