Missing and Possible Link between Neuroendocrine Factors, Neuropsychiatric Disorders, and Microglia

@inproceedings{Kato2013MissingAP,
  title={Missing and Possible Link between Neuroendocrine Factors, Neuropsychiatric Disorders, and Microglia},
  author={Takahiro A Kato and Kohei Hayakawa and Akira Monji and Shigenobu Kanba},
  booktitle={Front. Integr. Neurosci.},
  year={2013}
}
Endocrine systems have long been suggested to be one of the important factors in neuropsychiatric disorders, while the underlying mechanisms have not been well understood. Traditionally, neuropsychiatric disorders have been mainly considered the consequence of abnormal conditions in neural circuitry. Beyond the neuronal doctrine, microglia, one of the glial cells with inflammatory/immunological functions in the central nervous system (CNS), have recently been suggested to play important roles… CONTINUE READING