Vol. 32 (5) 2011 Neuro endocrinology letters

Panic disorder, autonomic nervous system and dissociation - changes during therapy.

OBJECTIVES: Alarming somatic symptoms and in particular the cardiovascular symptoms, are the characteristic features of panic attacks. Increased cardiac mortality and morbidity have been proposed in these patients. Power spectral analysis of electrocardiogram R-R intervals is known to be a particularly successful tool in the detection o.....