Chronotropic incompetence of the heart is associated with exercise intolerance in patients with schizophrenia.

Abstract

The elevated cardiovascular risk of patients with schizophrenia contributes to a reduced life expectancy of 15-20years. This study investigated whether cardiac autonomic dysfunction (CADF) in schizophrenia is related to chronotropic incompetence, an established cardiovascular risk marker. We investigated thirty-two patients suffering from paranoid… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.schres.2018.02.020

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