This is the PDF eBook version for Immunology and Psychiatry – From Basic Research to Therapeutic Interventions by Norbert Müller, Aye-Mu Myint, Markus J. Schwarz
Table of Contents
Part I. Basic Science.- 1: Animal models based on immune challenge: the links to brain changes and psychiatric disorders.- 2: The prenatal immune activation model for schizophrenia and the role of stress in puberty.- 3: Rodent models of stress induced depression: the link between stress and immune system related changes.- 4. Experimental Human Endotoxemia, Sickness Behavior and Neuropsychiatric Diseases.- Part II. Translational Medicine.- 5. Mild encephalitis theory of psychiatric disorders.- 6. The role of Infection and autoimmune disorders for schizophrenia and depression: Consequences from a large-scale epidemiological study.- 7. Exposure to microorganisms and adult psychiatric disorders: proofs for causal relationship.- 8. Depression: From activation of immune-inflammatory pathways to oxidative-stress-induced autoimmune responses and neuroprogression.- 9. Immune system related markers changes in childhood neuropsychiatric disorders: cause and consequence.- 10. Cytokines and related metabolic biomarkers in adult neuropsychiatric disorders: possible roles in clinical application.- 11. Immune system changes play a role in the development of the metabolic syndrome in psychiatric disorders.- 12. The activation of microglia in severe neuropsychiatric disorders: Focus on infectious mechanisms and PET imaging.- 13. The role of inflammation in Tourette’s Syndrome.- 14. The role of inflammation in Autism.- 15. The role of inflammation in Alzheimer’s Disease.- Part III: Therapeutic application.- 16. Antidepressants: influence on immune system related parameters.- 17. Cyclooxygenase-2 inhibition in management of depression and schizophrenia.- 18. Poly-unsaturated fatty-acids in management of adult psychiatric disorders.