Stress and Aging: A Question of Resilience with Implications for Disease

Erik B. Bloss, John Morrison, Bruce S. Mcewen

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Handbook of Stress
Subtitle of host publicationNeuropsychological Effects on the Brain
PublisherWiley Blackwell
Number of pages18
ISBN (Print)9781444330236
StatePublished - Oct 14 2011
Externally publishedYes


  • Abnormal HPA-axis reactivity, stress exposure and aging process
  • Alzheimer's disease (AD) risk
  • Cellular plasticity mechanisms in aging
  • GC receptors in cognitive aging and disease
  • GCs modulating cognitive aging
  • HPA axis activation in predictable circadian rhythm
  • Neurobiological mechanisms, age, vulnerability or resilience
  • Stress and aging and resilience for disease
  • Stress, aging and resilience
  • Transcriptional coactivator cAMP-response-element binding protein (CREB)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology(all)

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