After reading this chapter you will be able to:

Define and describe psychoneuroimmunology.

Define natural, acquired and cell mediated immunity.

Describe the function of B lymphocytes and T lymphocytes.

4. Define interleukins and cytokines.

5. Explain the relationship between interleukins and cytokines and the immune system.

6. Explain the relationship between stress and the immune system.

7. Explain how social support networks may influence health outcomes.