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Dokumenttyp:
journal article 
Autor(en):
Birkhofer, A; Geissendoerfer, J; Alger, P; Mueller, A; Rentrop, M; Strubel, T; Leucht, S; Förstl, H; Bär, KJ; Schmidt, G 
Titel:
The deceleration capacity - a new measure of heart rate variability evaluated in patients with schizophrenia and antipsychotic treatment. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: Schizophrenia is associated with increased cardiac mortality. A disturbed autonomic modulation of heart rate (HR) has been described in patients with schizophrenia in whom antipsychotic medication may represent an additional cardiac risk. The novel measure deceleration capacity (DC) of heart rate predicts cardiac mortality in patients with cardiovascular illnesses. The aim of the present paper was to calculate DC in patients with schizophrenia and to compare this measure with establi...    »
 
Zeitschriftentitel:
Eur Psychiatry 
Jahr:
2011 
Sprache:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0924-9338 
TUM Einrichtung:
r Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie