Handbook of Amygdala Structure and Function

Handbook of Amygdala Structure and Function

1st Edition - March 31, 2020

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  • eBook ISBN: 9780128151358
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128151341

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Handbook of Amygdala Structure and Function, Volume 26, provides an updated overview on the functional neuroanatomy of amygdala nuclei, with an emphasis on interconnections (basolateral, central amygdala, medial amygdala) and their integration into related networks/circuits (prefrontal cortex, bed nucleus, nucleus accumbens). The design of this volume builds upon the foundations of functional neural circuits and the corresponding (cellular) electrophysiology important for the homeostatic control of amygdala function. This volume contains a dedicated section on the anatomical organization of the amygdala nuclei, emphasizing the role of neurotransmitters and neuropeptides that integrate signals and regulate behavior. Additional chapters discuss cellular physiology, plasticity and the integration of electrical signals that contribute to neural activity. The final section of the book connects the role of amygdala dysfunction and the development of disorders in human health and disease.

Table of Contents

  • Preface

    1. Functional neuroanatomy of the basolateral amygdala: Neurons, neurotransmitters, and circuits
    Alexander J. McDonald

    2. Structure and function of the medial amygdala
    Aras Petrulis

    3. Neuronal diversity of the amygdala and the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis
    Anna Beyeler and Joanna Dabrowska

    4. Amygdala physiology in pain
    Volker Neugebauer

    5. Neural plasticity of the amygdala
    Victor A. Cazares and Geoffrey G. Murphy

    6. Plasticity of amygdala neurons underlying fear learning and extinction
    Alexei Morozov and Wataru Ito

    7. Neuropeptide Y and amygdala circuitry: Modulation of stress-related behavior
    Janice H. Urban

    8. The amygdalar opioid system
    Marlene A. Wilson and Alexander J. Mcdonald

    9. Noradrenergic regulation of the basolateral amygdala
    Mary Jane Skelly, Angela E. Snyder, and Yuval Silberman

    10. Pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating polypeptide (PACAP) in stress, pain, and learning
    Nicole C. Ferrara and Marieke R. Gilmartin

    11. Protect and harm: Effects of stress on the amygdala
    Nicole C. Ferrara, Jaime E. Vantrease, Maxine K. Loh, Jolee A. Rosenkranz, and J. Amiel Rosenkranz

    12. Sex differences in amygdala structure and function: From rodents to humans
    Rebecca M. Shansky


Product details

  • No. of pages: 298
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2020
  • Published: March 31, 2020
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128151358
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128151341

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