Stress steroids as accelerators of Alzheimer's disease. : Effects of chronically elevated levels of allopregnanolone in transgenic AD models.

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Bengtsson, Sara;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Umeå : Umeå universitet
  • Subject: Allopregnanolone | Alzheimer's disease | beta-amyloid | synaptophysin | chronic stress | Morris water maze | Neurosciences | Neurovetenskaper

Background Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and dementia are devastating con­ditions not only for the affected patients but also for their families.  The economical costs for the society are tremendous. Mid-life psychological stress, psychosocial stress and post-traumatic stres... View more
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