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Stress and Autoimmunity – A Complicated Picture

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dc.contributor.author Karvounides, Angela
dc.date.accessioned 2016-01-26T16:52:58Z
dc.date.available 2016-01-26T16:52:58Z
dc.date.issued 2014
dc.identifier.citation A. Karvounides, "Stress and Autoimmunity – A Complicated Picture", ND dissertation, College of Naturopathic Medicine, Univ. of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT, 2014. en_US
dc.identifier.uri https://scholarworks.bridgeport.edu/xmlui/handle/123456789/1409
dc.description This thesis is being archived as a Digitized Shelf Copy for campus access to current students and staff only. We currently cannot provide this open access without the author's permission. If you are the author of this work and desire to provide it open access or wish access removed, please contact the Wahlstrom Library to discuss permission. en_US
dc.description.abstract With such a high prevalence of autoimmune disease in the United States, it is of utmost importance to gain a better understanding of the autoimmune disease process in order to clearly outline not only disease treatment but also prevention of the disease process. This research examines the factors involved in the development of autoimmunity. Among these factors are psychological stress, glucocorticoid resistance, overproduction of pro-inflammatory cytokines and an imbalance of Th17 and T regulatory cells. Comprehending the sequence of actions, interactions and reactions in aforementioned pathways is essential in discovering therapeutic interventions for autoimmune disease treatment and prevention. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Naturopathy en_US
dc.subject Autoimmune disease en_US
dc.title Stress and Autoimmunity – A Complicated Picture en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.institute.department College of Naturopathic Medicine en_US
dc.institute.name University of Bridgeport en_US


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