Pro- and Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Stress in the Brain: Mechanisms and Implications

Pro- and Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Stress in the Brain: Mechanisms and Implications

OVERVIEW ARTICLE Some stress protocols show a pro-inflammatory response in the brain and other systems characterized by a complex release of several inflammatory mediators such as cytokines, transcription factors, prostanoids and free radicals. Such response might contribute to cell damage during several neuropsychiatric diseases related with stress (post-traumatic stress disorder, major depressive disorder, anxiety disorders, […]