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October 27th and October 29th

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October 27th and October 29th GWSS 357 A

Jade Maynard
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Psychobiology of Women
Nancy Kenney

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Covers the posterior pituitary, the anterior pituitary, tropic hormones, gonadotropic hormones, and releasing hormones.
Psychobiology of Women
Nancy Kenney
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Date Created: 10/30/15
Tuesday October 27 HypothalamusPituitary System 0 Posterior Pituitary O Releases hormones from the hypothalamus into the blood 0 Developed from the same tissue as the brain 0 Axons come down through the infibibulum into the posterior pituitary 0 BloodBrain Barrier Protects the brain from toxic substances that might be transmitted through the bloodstream by crowding the cells so close together that large molecules can t get through 0 Supraoptic Nucleus Produces antidiuretic hormone ADH aka vasopressin which increases blood pressure and promotes water retention in urine 0 Paraventricular Nucleus Produces oxytocin which stimulates milk let down creates emotional attachments stimulates contraction of the uterus and can help develop interpersonal relationships in children with autism Thursday October 29 HypothalamusPituitary System Cont 0 Anterior Pituitary adenohypophosis O Derived from the same tissue as the mouth 0 Produces releasing hormones and transports them in the median eminence 0 Median Eminence A nucleus at the base of the hypothalamus which produces and releases tropic hormones in response to releasing hormones 0 Tropic Hormones O Adrenocorticotropic Hormone ACTH Stimulates production and release of hormones by adrenal cortex 0 ThyroidStimulating Hormone TSH Stimulates production and release of hormones by the thyroid gland 0 Growth HormoneSomatotropin Stimulates growth of muscle directly and bones through action on the liver MelanocyteStimulating Hormone MSH Acts at the skin to increase pigmentation involved in increased pigmentation of the skin during pregnancy 0 BetaLipotropic Hormone BLPH Precursor of endorphins I Gonadotropic Hormones O FollicleStimulating Hormone FSH I Works with LH to stimulate ovulation I Stimulates growth of ovarian follicles O Luteinizing Hormone LH I Stimulates estrogen production by the ovarian follicle I Works with FSH to stimulate ovulation I Stimulates formation of the corpus luteum I Stimulates estrogen production by corpus luteum O Prolactin PRL I Stimulates progesterone production I Stimulates milk production by mammary glands O Releasing Hormones O O O O Corticotropic Releasing Hormone CRH Stimulates ACTH Thyrotropic Hormone Releasing Hormone TRH Stimulates TSH Somatostatin Inhibits growth hormone Growth Hormone Releasing Hormone GHRH Stimulates growth hormone Gonadotropin Hormone Releasing Hormone GnRH Stimulates LH inhibited by FSH FSH inhibited by inhibin Dopamine Inhibits prolactin ProlactinStimulating Hormone PSH Stimulates prolactin people with high or low prolactin struggle to get pregnant Negative Feedback System I A stimulates B but B inhibites A when enough is produced regulating itself I GnRH stimulates LH which stimulates estrogen which inhibits GnRH I Low estrogen stimulates GnRH I Moderate estrogen inhibits GnRH I High estrogen stimulates GnRH


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