Chaotic dynamics in autonomic nervous system activity of a patient during a psychotherapy session

  title={Chaotic dynamics in autonomic nervous system activity of a patient during a psychotherapy session},
  author={D. Redington and S. P. Reidbord},
  journal={Biological Psychiatry},
Chaos theory and nonlinear dynamical modeling have been applied successfully in a variety of scientific fields ranging from the physical sciences to population biology. More recently, investigators have modeled long-term psychological processes by applying this paradigm to subjective measures. Yet, mathematically rigorous dynamical modeling of transient psychodynamic processes remains uncharted. Human behaviors and intrapsychic processes often defy prediction, yet psychodynamic theory views… Expand
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