Relationship between cardiac vagal activity and mood congruent memory bias in major depression.

@article{Garca2016RelationshipBC,
  title={Relationship between cardiac vagal activity and mood congruent memory bias in major depression.},
  author={Ronald G. Garc{\'i}a and Gaetano Valenza and Carlos Tomaz and Riccardo Barbieri},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2016},
  volume={190},
  pages={19-25}
}
BACKGROUND Previous studies suggest that autonomic reactivity during encoding of emotional information could modulate the neural processes mediating mood-congruent memory. In this study, we use a point-process model to determine dynamic autonomic tone in response to negative emotions and its influence on long-term memory of major depressed subjects. METHODS Forty-eight patients with major depression and 48 healthy controls were randomly assigned to either neutral or emotionally arousing… CONTINUE READING