CRH: The link between hormonal-, metabolic- and behavioral responses to stress

@article{Kovcs2013CRHTL,
  title={CRH: The link between hormonal-, metabolic- and behavioral responses to stress},
  author={Krisztina Kov{\'a}cs},
  journal={Journal of Chemical Neuroanatomy},
  year={2013},
  volume={54},
  pages={25-33}
}
Two major and mutually interconnected brain systems are recruited during stress reaction. One is the hypothalamic paraventricular nucleus (PVH) and the second is the extended amygdala. PVH governs the neuroendocrine stress response while CeA regulates most of the autonomic and behavioral stress reactions. The common neurohormonal mediator of these responses is the corticotropin-releasing hormone, CRH, which is expressed in both centers. CRH belongs to a larger family of neuropeptides that also… CONTINUE READING
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