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A model of neurovisceral integration in emotion regulation and dysregulation.
  • J. Thayer, R. Lane
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of affective disorders
  • 2 December 2000
In the present paper we present the outlines of a model that integrates autonomic, attentional, and affective systems into a functional and structural network that may help to guide us in ourExpand
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Claude Bernard and the heart–brain connection: Further elaboration of a model of neurovisceral integration
  • J. Thayer, R. Lane
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews
  • 1 February 2009
The intimate connection between the brain and the heart was enunciated by Claude Bernard over 150 years ago. In our neurovisceral integration model we have tried to build on this pioneering work. InExpand
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The Levels of Emotional Awareness Scale: a cognitive-developmental measure of emotion.
The Levels of Emotional Awareness Scale (LEAS) is based on a new cognitive-developmental model of emotional experience. The scale poses evocative interpersonal situations and elicits descriptions ofExpand
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The role of vagal function in the risk for cardiovascular disease and mortality
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death and disability worldwide. The understanding of the risk factors for CVD may yield important insights into the prevention, etiology, course,Expand
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Neural correlates of heart rate variability during emotion
The vagal (high frequency [HF]) component of heart rate variability (HRV) predicts survival in post-myocardial infarction patients and is considered to reflect vagal antagonism of sympathetic influences. Expand
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Neuroanatomical correlates of externally and internally generated human emotion.
OBJECTIVE Positron emission tomography was used to investigate the neural substrates of normal human emotional and their dependence on the types of emotional stimulus. METHOD Twelve healthy femaleExpand
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Neuroanatomical correlates of pleasant and unpleasant emotion
Substantial evidence suggests that a key distinction in the classification of human emotion is that between an appetitive motivational system association with positive or pleasant emotion and anExpand
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Neuroanatomical correlates of happiness, sadness, and disgust.
OBJECTIVE Happiness, sadness, and disgust are three emotions that differ in their valence (positive or negative) and associated action tendencies (approach or withdrawal). This study was designed toExpand
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Neural activation during selective attention to subjective emotional responses
WE examined neural activity associated with selectively attending to subjective emotional responses in a study where subjects viewed emotional picture sets. During picture viewing when subjectsExpand
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Levels of emotional awareness: a cognitive-developmental theory and its application to psychopathology.
The authors present a cognitive-developmental theory of emotional awareness that creates a bridge between normal and abnormal emotional states. Their primary thesis is that emotional awareness is aExpand
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