Further Reading

Abizaid, A. (2009). Ghrelin and dopamine: New insights on the peripheral regulation of appetite. Journal of Neuroendocrinology, 21, 787–793.

Jawaid, A., Roszkowski, M., & Mansuy, I. M. (2018). Transgenerational epigenetics of traumatic stress. Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science, 158, 273–298.

McEwen, B. S. (2020). The untapped power of allostasis promoted by healthy lifestyles. World Psychiatry, 19, 57–58.

Cryan, J. F., O’Riordan, K. J., Cowan, C. S. M., Sandhu, K. V., Bastiaanssen, T. F. S., Boehme, M., Codagnone, M. G., Cussotto, S., Fulling, C., Golubeva, A. V., Guzzetta, K. E., Jaggar, M., Long-Smith, C. M., Lyte, J. M., Martin, J. A., Molinero-Perez, A., Moloney, G., Morelli, E., Morillas, E., . . . Dinan, T. G. (2019). The microbiota-gut-brain axis. Physiological Review, 99, 1877–2013.

O’Hara, A. M., & Shanahan, F. (2006). The gut flora as a forgotten organ. EMBO Reports, 7, 688–693.

Szyf, M. (2011). The early life social environment and DNA methylation: DNA methylation mediating the long-term impact of social environments early in life. Epigenetics, 6, 971–978.

Chung, W. S., Welsh, C. A., Barres, B. A., & Stevens, B. (2015). Do glia drive synaptic and cognitive impairment in disease? Nature Neuroscience, 18, 1539–1545.

Price, R. B., & Duman, R. (2020). Neuroplasticity in cognitive and psychological mechanisms of depression: An integrative model. Molecular Psychiatry, 25, 530–543.

Mukherjee, S. (2016). The gene: An intimate History. Scribner.

The journal Nature had a special issue dedicated to the human microbiome, which has several very informative articles. Follow the link and it will also take you to a number of articles relating gut bacterial illnesses, such as Type 2 diabetes, inflammatory bowel disorder, and other conditions. http://www.nature.com/nature/focus/humanmicrobiota/