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By Herman Friedman (auth.), Herman Friedman, Toby K. Eisenstein, John Madden, Burt M. Sharp (eds.)

This quantity represents the lawsuits of the Symposium on AIDS, medicines of Abuse and the Neuroimmune Axis. This assembly used to be held in San Diego, California, November 11-13, 1995. As within the earlier symposia during this sequence, effective stories have been reviewed in regards to the courting among the frightened and the immune platforms about the dating among medicines of abuse and infections, specifically infections by means of the immunode­ ficiency virus that motives AIDS. lately, a variety of investigators have started to explain the position of illicit medicines and their endogenous opposite numbers at the brain-immune axis. it really is widely known that the neuroendocrine approach is in detail concerned with the consequences and manifestations of the interactions of substances of abuse and the immune approach. The assembly on which the chapters during this ebook are dependent introduced jointly many organic scientists from an array of varied medical disciplines whose paintings is targeted at the results of gear of abuse at the neuroendocrine-immune axis and its relationships to immunodeficiency brought on by the AIDS virus. As some time past, the symposium was once targeted in concentrating on the . brain-immune axis from the point of view of substances of abuse instead of from the point of view of immunity or the mind itself.

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