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Neurobiology of Food and Fluid Intake : Handbooks of Behavioral Neurobiology - Edward M. Stricker

Neurobiology of Food and Fluid Intake

Handbooks of Behavioral Neurobiology

By: Edward M. Stricker (Editor), Stephen Woods (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 14th July 2004
ISBN: 9780306484841
Number Of Pages: 594

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Volume 14 is an updated version of Volume 10 in the Handbook of Behavioral Neurobiology series. This time, Edward Stricker is joined by co-editor Stephen Woods, whose psychiatry affiliation balances Dr. Stricker's more physiological approach. Volume 14 provides the reader with a wide variety of perspectives on the enormous changes that have occurred in the study of food and fluid intake since the first edition of Neurobiology of Food and Fluid Intake published 14 years ago. As with the first edition, multiple viewpoints on issues of clinical significance and basic studies using laboratory animals are revealed, as world renowned experts in the field discuss homeostasis in various areas of alimentary behaviour and brain function. The text details the integration of the biological and behavioral contributions to homeostasis and the way in which basic neuroscientific studies of animal subjects can be used to illuminate parallel clinical phenomena in human subjects. Four retrospective essays on how the field has developed have been added to this new edition, and all chapters have been updated to integrate new material. New chapters in Volume 14 include motivation, food intake, body fluids, and an entirely new section on Reward, an important topic to cover in any study of motivated behaviour. Volume 14 of Handbook of Behavioral Neurobiology will be a valuable addition to the libraries of those interested in the study of neurosciences, nutrition, physiology, behavioral medicine, psychiatry, and neuroendocrinology.

Behavioral neurobiology of ingestive behaviorsp. 5
Accumbens dopamine is a physiological correlate of the rewarding and motivating effects of foodp. 15
The CNS physiology of food reward : current insights and future directionsp. 43
Neurobehavioral analysis of taste functionp. 63
Psychophysical measurement of human taste experiencep. 89
Our evolving understanding of peptides and the control of food intakep. 111
Brain insulin and obesity : from man to C. elegans : a personal viewp. 127
Postnatal development of central feeding circuitsp. 159
The caudal brainstem and the control of food intake and energy balancep. 195
Metabolic signals in the control of food intakep. 243
Gastrointestinal signaling in the control of food intakep. 275
The estrogenic inhibition of eatingp. 307
Anorexia during diseasep. 349
Neural mechanisms of anorexiap. 383
Studies of food intake : lessons from nontraditionally studied speciesp. 423
The control of eating behavior in free-living humansp. 469
Thirstp. 507
Neurobiology of sodium appetitep. 547
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ISBN: 9780306484841
ISBN-10: 0306484846
Series: Handbooks of Behavioral Neurobiology : Book 14
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 594
Published: 14th July 2004
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.8  x 3.81
Weight (kg): 1.52
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised