Cytokines, Monoamines and Behavior

Re^2: Stress, Learned Helplessness, and Brain Interleukin-1, Steven F. Maier

Henry Szechtman

On Tue Dec 15, Astrid C.E. Linthorst wrote
>>1. Is the similarity between cytokines and stressors a result of IL-1 producing sickness, which then induces stress-like effects, or do cytokines activate central processes independent of malaise experienced by the animal?

Is this the appropriate question if we are looking for the mechanisms of "feeling and acting sick"? henry

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