Introduction to the Progress in Psychiatry Series
Chapter 1. Stress, depression, immunity, and health
Chapter 2. Behavioral states and immune responsiveness
Chapter 3. Cervical cancer: Psychosocial and psychoneuroimmunologic issues
Chapter 4. Neoadjuvant immunostimulation in oncologic surgery
Chapter 5. Psychoneuroimmune and endocrine effects on cancer progression
Chapter 6. Longitudinal psychoneuroimmunologic relationships in the natural history of HIV-1 infection: the stressor-support-coping model
Chapter 7. Cognitive function in HIV-1 infection
Chapter 8. Immune function, brain, and HIV-1 infection
Chapter 9. Stress management and psychosocial predictors of disease course in HIV-1 infection
Chapter 10. Bereavement, immunity, and the impact of bereavement support groups in HIV-1 infection
Chapter 11. Psychoneuroimmunology: perspectives of an immunologist
Karl Goodkin, M.D., Ph.D., is in the Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Neurology and Psychology at the University of Miami School of Medicine in Miami, Florida. He also works at the Helen Dowling Institute for Biopsychosocial Medicine, Rotterdam, in the Netherlands.
Adriaan P. Visser, Ph.D., is with the Helen Dowling Institute for Biopsychosocial Medicine, Rotterdam, in the Netherlands.
This is a well-written compilation of papers on the current state
of knowledge in the field.
This is an outstanding book of the current research on the interactions between psychosocial factors, central nervous system, and disease. Edited and authored by internationally recognized researchers, this book is a valuable contribution to this field.