The effects of voluntary hyperventilation on patients with chest pain without coronary artery disease.

@article{Beck1991TheEO,
  title={The effects of voluntary hyperventilation on patients with chest pain without coronary artery disease.},
  author={John G. Beck and M A Berisford and Heinrich Taegtmeyer},
  journal={Behaviour research and therapy},
  year={1991},
  volume={29 6},
  pages={611-21}
}
The present investigation was designed to examine panic symptom experience in patients with chest pain of nonorganic etiology, using a hyperventilation provocation procedure. Given the recent focus on panic disorder in patients with nonorganic chest pain, we assessed three indices of physiological arousal, subjective anxiety, and endorsement of DSM-III-R panic symptomatology in response to 3 min of voluntary hyperventilation. Subjects included 23 patients with nonorganic chest pain (CP sample… CONTINUE READING

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