Psychoneuroimmunology: Elucidating the process

Ann O'Leary, Josée Savard, Suzanne M. Miller

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Research findings published during the past year strongly implicated the role of sympathetic activity in mediating the relationship between acute stressors and alteration of immune function. However, more conflicting results were obtained regarding the potential mediating influence of endocrine and serotonergic activity (eg cortisol) in the immune response to depression, as well as for the general moderating role of psychological factors leg intrusion, personality traits and social support).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)427-432
Number of pages6
JournalCurrent Opinion in Psychiatry
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1996


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