An integrative assessment of the psychophysiologic alterations in young women with recurrent major depressive disorder.

@article{Chang2012AnIA,
  title={An integrative assessment of the psychophysiologic alterations in young women with recurrent major depressive disorder.},
  author={Jae Seung Chang and Cheol Sung Yoo and Sang Hoon Yi and Ju Young Her and Hyun Man Choi and Tae Ha and Taesung Park and Kyooseob Ha},
  journal={Psychosomatic medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={74 5},
  pages={495-500}
}
OBJECTIVE Alterations in neuroelectrical activities coincide with major depressive disorder (MDD). This study examines the pattern of cerebral activity and cardiac autonomic parameters of euthymic women with recurrent MDD. METHODS Resting electroencephalograms and electrocardiograms were recorded from 20 women with MDD receiving escitalopram and 40 matched and healthy women. We computed frontal alpha asymmetry to evaluate the interhemispheric balance. Parameters of heart rate variability were… CONTINUE READING
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