Stress neuropeptides, immunity, and neoplasia

Yehuda Shavit, Raz Yirmiya, Benzion Beilin

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11 Scopus citations


Behavioral medicine has long been interested in the interaction of emotions, stress, and susceptibility to infection. Tobach and Bloch were among the first to study the relationship between stress and susceptibility to acute tuberculosis. 1 Their data indicated that the stress of crowding significantly reduced survival time of mice challenged with acute tuberculosis infection.

Original languageAmerican English
Title of host publicationThe Neuroendocrine Immune Network
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages13
ISBN (Electronic)9781351085649
ISBN (Print)0849346258, 9781315898094
StatePublished - 1990
Externally publishedYes

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