Adrenaline and the Inner World:

An Introduction to Scientific Integrative Medicine

JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESSISBN: 9780801882883

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Imprint: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS
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David S. Goldstein
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328

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Preface1. The Inner WorldThe Seed and the SoilCannon's CanonsThe Comfort Level in Building 10An Amazing Cooking ExperimentDeath by FootballThe Sleeper HoldSnakes That Faint?Rules of the GameSame DifferenceThe All-Day Sucker2. The ""Automatic Nervous System""TransformersVeggingGood HousekeepingThe Hot LineHow Does the Autonomic Nervous System Work?3. The Arbiters of the Inner WorldThe Fat above the KidneysOn the Risk of Being a Physician's SonWhat's in a Name?Catecholamines Look Like CatsAdrenaline's Effects on the BodyNeuronal Soda PopThe Getaway Car AnalogyThe Atavistic Catecholamine""First I Secreted a Hell of a Lot of Adrenaline""A Play-Doh Model of the BrainThe Nobel Chemicals4. The Rest of the CastThe Axis PowersThe Water Works and Kosher Pickle TreatmentSalt SenseYour Own Brand of MorphineCytokinesSexLeptin5. Stress as a Scientific IdeaA Brief History of StressStress Response Patterns6. DistressCharacteristics of DistressBiblical Lie DetectionDistress versus the General Adaptation SyndromeFight Isn't FlightThe Nose of GodStressToonsStress in Evolutionary PerspectiveWhy Evolution Is a Worthwhile Theory and Creationism Isn'Darwin and EthologyThe Price of Complexity Is Eternal StressPrimitive Specificity8. DysautonomiasThe ""Mind-Body"" ProblemPrimary versus Secondary DysautonomiasSecondary DysautonomiasPrimary Dysautonomias9. Tests for DysautonomiasPhysiological TestsNeuropharmacological TestsNeurochemical TestsNeuroimaging Tests10. Treatments for DysautonomiasNondrug TreatmentsDrug Treatments11. Drugs and the FamilyCatecholamines as DrugsLegal AddictionsCocaineSpeed KillsMorphineBarbs and BenzosYou Aren't What You Eat, Luckily12. The Future: Scientific Integrative MedicineReturn of the Getaway CarAllostatic Load for People Who Hate SnakesThe DialecticDarwinian MedicineTactics and Strategies of Scientific Integrative MedicineWhat, How, and WhyConclusionGlossaryReferencesIndex

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