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  • B. McEwen
  • Medicine
  • The New England journal of medicine
  • 1998 (First Publication: 15 January 1998)
  • Over 60 years ago, Selye1 recognized the paradox that the physiologic systems activated by stress can not only protect and restore but also damage the body. What links these seemingly contradictoryExpand
  • B. McEwen
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Annual review of neuroscience
  • 1999 (First Publication: 1 March 1999)
  • The hippocampus is a target of stress hormones, and it is an especially plastic and vulnerable region of the brain. It also responds to gonadal, thyroid, and adrenal hormones, which modulate changesExpand