Personality profiles and heart rate variability (vagal tone) in children with recurrent abdominal pain.

@article{Olafsdottir2001PersonalityPA,
  title={Personality profiles and heart rate variability (vagal tone) in children with recurrent abdominal pain.},
  author={Edda J Olafsdottir and Bj\orn Ellertsen and Arnold Berstad and Gjermund Fluge},
  journal={Acta paediatrica},
  year={2001},
  volume={90 6},
  pages={632-7}
}
UNLABELLED The aim of the study was to explore psychological factors and autonomic activity in children with recurrent abdominal pain and to compare them with those in a control group of healthy children. The Personality Inventory for Children was used for assessment of developmental, emotional and psychosocial factors in 25 children with recurrent abdominal pain (age, 7-15 y). Parasympathetic and sympathetic functions in these children and in 23 healthy control subjects (age, 7-13 y) were also… CONTINUE READING