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Author Patterson, Paul H.
Title Infectious behavior : brain-immune connections in autism, schizophrenia, and depression / Paul H. Patterson.
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2011]
©2011

Subject Mental illness -- Immunological aspects.
Psychology, Pathological.
Mental Disorders -- immunology.
Brain -- embryology.
Brain -- immunology.
Immune System -- physiopathology.
Maternal-Fetal Exchange.
Central Nervous System.
Hemic and Immune Systems.
Psychiatry and Psychology.
Anatomy.
Nervous System.
Reproduction.
Biological Science Disciplines.
Natural Science Disciplines.
Reproductive Physiological Phenomena.
Disciplines and Occupations.
Reproductive and Urinary Physiological Phenomena.
Phenomena and Processes.
Brain.
Mental Disorders.
Embryology.
Immune System.
Pregnancy.
Mental Disorders -- immunology.
Brain -- embryology.
Brain -- immunology.
Immune System -- physiopathology.
Maternal-Fetal Exchange.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 162 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Fever and madness -- Brain-immune connections, stress, and depression -- The battleground of the fetal-maternal environment -- Prenatal origins of adult health and disease -- Infections and behavior -- Animal models of autism, schizophrenia, and depression? -- Immune involvement in autism, schizophrenia and depression -- Pre- and postnatal vaccination : risks and benefits -- Reasons for optimism -- Perspectives.
Note English.
Summary Studies the possible interplay between the brain, immune system, and mental illnesses; how the discrepancies in the immune system can affect pregnant women and their fetuses; and the pros and cons of child vaccinations.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780262298568 (electronic bk.)
0262298562 (electronic bk.)
9780262016452
0262016451
9780262525343 (pbk.)
0262525348 (pbk.)
ISBN/ISSN 9780262298568
OCLC # 756496910
Additional Format Print version: Patterson, Paul H. Infectious behavior. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2011 9780262016452 (DLC) 2011006509 (OCoLC)702604811