Chronic Stress and Hippocampus Vulnerability to Functional Changes and Health in the Adult

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Handbook of Stress
Subtitle of host publicationNeuropsychological Effects on the Brain
Number of pages25
ISBN (Print)9781444330236
StatePublished - Oct 14 2011


  • Chronic stress and CA3 dendritic retraction
  • Chronic stress, hippocampus vulnerability to changes in adults
  • Erickson and Barnes's forms of memory, unperturbed by age
  • Glucocorticoid cascade hypothesis
  • Glucocorticoids influencing spatial memory
  • Hippocampal CA3 dendritic retraction
  • Hippocampal structural changes beyond neuronal loss
  • Hippocampus role in glucocorticoid cascade hypothesis
  • Stress increasing hippocampal glutamate levels

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Psychology

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