Neurobiology, cellular and molecular biology, and psychosomatic medicine.

  title={Neurobiology, cellular and molecular biology, and psychosomatic medicine.},
  author={R. Williams},
  journal={Psychosomatic Medicine},
  • R. Williams
  • Published 1994
  • Medicine
  • Psychosomatic Medicine
  • Last year in New York the American Psychosomatic Society celebrated its first 50 years. In this presidential address at the beginning of our second half-century, I want to share with you some ideas— perhaps even some visions—for the next 50 years. My major message is that optimal growth in our understanding of how biopsychosocial factors interact in the etiology and course of human disease will come only if our research incorporates theories and techniques from neurobiology and cellular and… CONTINUE READING
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    Observational Clinical Trial
    To elucidate the role of biobehavioral factors in the etiology, pathogenesis and course of coronary heart disease (CHD) and to use this knowledge to devise more effective prevention… Expand
    ConditionsCardiovascular Diseases, Coronary Disease, Heart Diseases, (+1 more)
    Psychosomatic Medicine: Emerging Trends and Perspectives
    • 136
    Psychosocial and biobehavioral factors and their interplay in coronary heart disease.
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    • Medicine
    • Annual review of clinical psychology
    • 2008
    • 57
    Early life influences on life-long patterns of behavior and health.
    • B. McEwen
    • Psychology, Medicine
    • Mental retardation and developmental disabilities research reviews
    • 2003
    • 355
    Allostasis and Allostatic Load: Implications for Neuropsychopharmacology
    • B. McEwen
    • Psychology, Medicine
    • Neuropsychopharmacology
    • 2000
    • 1,340
    • PDF
    Hostility and Health
    • 27
    Emotions and Cognitions in Coronary Heart Disease: Risk, Resilience, and Social Context
    • 47
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    Serotonin-Related Gene Polymorphisms and Central Nervous System Serotonin Function*
    • 257
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    Hostility and health: current status of a psychosomatic hypothesis.
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    • Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association
    • 1992
    • 692
    Neurochemical alterations of serotonergic neuronal systems in depression.
    • 150
    Awakening the sleeping giant: anatomy and plasticity of the brain serotonergic system.
    • 175
    Hostility, Risk of Coronary Heart Disease, and Mortality
    • 601
    Buspirone reduces smoking.
    • 36
    Alcohol and central serotonin metabolism in man.
    • 353
    Aggression, suicide, and serotonin: relationships to CSF amine metabolites.
    • 902
    Neurochemical approaches to the prevention of ventricular fibrillation.
    • 33