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Biology of Stress in Farm Animals : An Integrative Approach :  An Integrative Approach - P.R. Wiepkema

Biology of Stress in Farm Animals : An Integrative Approach

An Integrative Approach

By: P.R. Wiepkema (Editor), P.W.M.Van Adrichem (Editor)

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Published: 1987
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A Seminar in the CEC Programme of Coordination Research on Animal Welfare, held at Oosterbeek, the Netherlands, April 17-18, 1986

Session I: Stress and Endocrinology.- Endocrine Aspects of Stress: Central and Peripheral Mechanisms.- Endocrine Aspects of Stress: Evaluation of Stress Reactions in Farm Animals.- Session II: Stress and Immunology.- Stress and the Immune System.- Effects of Behavioural and Physical Stressors on Immune Responses.- Session III: Stress and Pathology.- Physiology of Stress: A Behavioural View.- Organ Change and Damage during Stress. Morphological Diagnosis.- Session IV: Stress and Neurobiology.- The Neurobiology of Stress Response Control.- Applications of Neurobiological Studies to Farm Animal Welfare.- Session V: Stress and Behaviour.- Behavioural Aspects of Stress.- Behavioural Responses to Stress in Farm Animals.- Session VI: Stress Models and Theory.- The Relevance of Models of Motivation and Learning to Animal Welfare.- The Place of Behaviour in Physiology.- List of participants.

ISBN: 9780898388954
ISBN-10: 0898388953
Series: Current Topics in Veterinary Medicine
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 198
Published: 1987
Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.0 x 16.0  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.49