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IMMUNE SYSTEM AND DESTRUCTIVE BEHAVIOR PDF Print E-mail
Written by Topor N., Olar D., Avram C., Burlacu R.   
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Article Title:IMMUNE SYSTEM AND DESTRUCTIVE BEHAVIOR
Authors:1Natalia Alina Topor, 2Dana Olar, 3Cecilia Avram, 4Ramona Burlacu
Affiliation:1Department of Life Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, “Vasile Goldis” Western University of Arad, 2Department of Life Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, “Vasile Goldis” Western University of Arad, 3Department of Life Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, “Vasile Goldis” Western University of Arad, 4Department of Life Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, “Vasile Goldis” Western University of Arad
Abstract:When microglia is maladaptive activated in the brain, may be the origin of the unconscious drive such as death drive in the unconscious mind, and induce emotional reactions such as anxiety, fear, aggression envy, and suicidal thoughts and behaviors. Beyond its traditional role in defending the body, the immune system is now considered a diffuse sensory organ and metabolic regulator that works in concert with the nervous system to achieve and maintain body homeostasis; the involvement of immune cells, in the first place the microglia cells and their products of secretion, such as the cytokines, in brain physiology and pathology. The bidirectional communication between the brain and the immune system via cytokines has important consequences for behavior.
Keywords:brain, behavior, emotion, immune, microglia, unconscious.
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*Correspondence:Natalia Alina Topor, “Vasile Goldiş” Western University Arad, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Life Science, no. 1 Constitution St., 310396, Arad, Romania, Tel. +40-(257)-222222, Fax. +40-(257)-222222, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it