Pituitary-Adrenal System

Known as: Systems, Pituitary-Adrenal, Pituitary-Adrenal Systems, adrenal pituitary axis 
The interactions between the anterior pituitary and adrenal glands, in which corticotropin (ACTH) stimulates the adrenal cortex and adrenal cortical… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis is a neuroendocrine system that regulates the circulating levels of vital… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Individual differences in the response of the hypothalamus pituitary adrenal axis to stress are known to play an important role… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Evidence from epidemiologic, clinical, and experimental studies has shown that a suboptimal intrauterine environment during early… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
There is only sparse and ambiguous information about circadian and pulsatile secretion features of the hypothalamus-pituitary… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
There is compelling evidence for feedback disturbances in the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal system associated with human aging… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
A study was made of the effects of prenatal stress on the reactivity of the hypothalamic-pituitary adrenal (HPA) axis in male and… (More)
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Review
1992
Review
1992
The hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal system shows an overall diminished responsiveness throughout ontogeny. Thus, during this… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
In three experiments we examined the effect of maternal deprivation on the pituitary-adrenal response of 12-, 16- and 20-day-old… (More)
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1986
1986
Stressor controllability can alter both behavior and pituitary-adrenal activity. Potential mediation of these behavioral effects… (More)
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