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Stress, Obesity, and Metabolic Syndrome [Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Volume 1083]

Chrousos, George P.; Tsigos, Constantine., eds.

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ISBN 10: 1573316253 / ISBN 13: 9781573316255
Published by Blackwell Publishing on behalf of the New York Academy of Sciences, Boston, Mass, 2006
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. . . . 8vo. Hardcover. No dj. As new condition. xiii, 345 p., illus. Result of a meeting entitled Björntorp Symposium on Stress, Obesity, and Metabolic Syndrome: Satellite Symposium to the 39th Annual Scientific Meeting of the European Society of Clinical Investigation, held in Athens, Greece, on April 9-10, 2005. Bookseller Inventory # 1090711.21

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Title: Stress, Obesity, and Metabolic Syndrome [...

Publisher: Blackwell Publishing on behalf of the New York Academy of Sciences, Boston, Mass

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:As New

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The mysteries of stress and its bodily effects revive old challenges and provide us with new ones. The Björntorp Symposium, which is recorded in this volume, focused on the role of stress and the brain in the pathologic conditions of obesity and metabolic syndrome, including in their physiology, pathophysiology, socioeconomic consequences, and therapeutic interventions. Special emphasis was placed on the metabolic consequences of stress, which might contribute to the alarming increase in the prevalence of obesity and its comorbidities in recent years.

The symposium and this volume are dedicated to the memory of a distinguished physician scientist, Professor Per Björntorp, whose pioneering ideas and research have set the foundations in this important field and continue to be a source of inspiration.

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George P. Chrousos, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, USA

Constantine Tsigos, Hellenic National Diabetes Center, Greece

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