Sex, stress and reproductive success / by David A. Lovejoy, Dalia Barsyte.

By: Lovejoy, David A
Contributor(s): Lovejoy, Dalia Barsyte
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011Description: xvi, 188 p. : ill. ; 25 cmISBN: 9780470721391 (cloth); 0470721391 (cloth); 9780470721384 (pbk.); 0470721383 (pbk.)Subject(s): Reproduction | Generative organs -- Effect of stress on | Stress (Physiology)DDC classification: 612.6
Contents:
Reprduction under safe conditions -- Reproductive physiology: how it is all supposed to work -- Together -- Physiology of stress: why too much stress stops us from doing things we enjoy -- Reproductive and stress-associated behaviours: integrating conflicting demands -- Animals under strain: life is stressful -- Saving the women and children first: protecting the progeny -- Epigenetic factors in reproductive success: don't ignore your parents -- Species in captivity: stress and reproduction among species -- Used for aquaculture and agriculture -- A cellular understanding of stress and its relationship to reproduction -- Stress and reproduction in human society: implications for the 21st century.
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Table of Content
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.

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

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