Hormones, Brain and Behavior, 3rd Edition

  • Donald W. Pfaff
  • Marian Joels
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  • ISBN-10: 0128036087
  • ISBN-13: 9780128036082
  • DDC: 612.8
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 2474 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released May 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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This book offers a state-of-the-art overview of hormonally-mediated behaviors, including an extensive discussion of the effects of hormones on insects, fish, amphibians, birds, rodents, and humans. Entries have been carefully designed to provide a valuable source of information for students and researchers in neuroendocrinology and those working in related areas, such as biology, psychology, psychiatry, and neurology.

This third edition has been substantially restructured to include both foundational information and recent developments in the field. Continuing the emphasis on interdisciplinary research and practical applications, the book includes articles aligned in five main subject sections, with new chapters included on genetic and genomic techniques and clinical investigations.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Board.
Contributors to Volume 1.
Contents of All Volumes.
Preface of the First Edition.
Hormonal Effects on Specific Behaviors, on Global CNS States, and on Human Disease. An Introduction to the Second Edition.
Hormonal Effects on Specific Behaviors, on Global CNS States, and on Human Disease. An Introduction to the Third Edition.
Permission Acknowledgment.
1: Male Sexual Behavior.
2: Female Sexual Behavior in Rodents, Lagomorphs, and Goats.
3: Parental Behavior.
4: The Neurobiology of Social Affiliation and Pair Bonding.
5: Hormones and the Development and Expression of Aggressive Behavior.
6: Food Intake and Its Control by Signaling Molecules.
7: Body Fluid Homeostasis.
8: Stress and Opioid Systems.
9: Social Stress: Concepts, Assumptions, and Animal Models.
10: Communication by Chemical Signals: Physiological Mechanisms, Ontogeny and Learning, Function, Evolution, and Cognition.
11: The Medial Amygdala, Hormones, Pheromones, Social Behavior Network, and Mating Behavior.
12: Circadian Regulation of Endocrine Functions.
13: Mammalian Seasonal Rhythms: Behavior and Neuroendocrine Substrates.
14: Sex Steroids, Learning and Memory.
15: Adrenal Stress Hormone Effects on Memory.
16: Ovarian Hormones and Prefrontal Cortex-Related Cognition.
17: Behavioral and Neuroendocrine Indicators of Well-being in Farm and Laboratory Mammals.