Lovejoy, David A.

Sex, stress and reproductive success / David A. Lovejoy, Dalia Barsyte. - Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, c2011. - xvi, 188 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

Contents;

1. Reproduction under safe conditions
2. Reproductive physiology: how it is all supposed to work -- Together --
3. Physiology of stress: why too much stress stops us from doing things we enjoy --
4. Reproductive and stress-associated behaviours: integrating conflicting demands --
5. Animals under strain: life is stressful --
6. Saving the women and children first: protecting the progeny --
7. Epigenetic factors in reproductive success: don't ignore your parents --
8. Species in captivity: stress and reproduction among species --
9. Used for aquaculture and agriculture --
10. A cellular understanding of stress and its relationship to reproduction --
11. Stress and reproduction in human society: implications for the 21st century.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

9780470721391 (cloth) 0470721391 (cloth) 9780470721384 (pbk.) 0470721383 (pbk.)

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Reproduction.
Generative organs--Effect of stress on.
Stress (Physiology)

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