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Biobehavioral Stress Response

Edited by Edited by Rachel Yehuda (Bronx Veterans Administration Medical Center, Bronx, New York) and Bruce McEwen (Rockefeller University, New York, New York)
Biobehavioral Stress Response

Published: January 2005

Volume 1032

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This volume focuses on emerging evidence that the release of stress-related hormones and other mediators leads to adaptation under most circumstances, but results in detrimental effects when they are overproduced or dysregulated. The hope is that this volume will generate interest in finding ways to maximize the beneficial aspects of the adaptation to stressors and minimize the damaging aspects. Included are contributions from a satellite session commemorating the second anniversary of 9/11: \"How Biologic Findings on Stress Inform Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Related Clinical Syndromes.\"