Increased P wave duration in patients with depression or anxiety disorder

Koçer E., Alçelik A., KOÇER A. , Ataoğlu A.

NEURAL REGENERATION RESEARCH, cilt.5, ss.545-549, 2010 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier


BACKGROUND: Activation of the sympathetic nervous system plays an important role in regulating cardiovascular actions. P wave parameters can provide general information on central cardiovascular autonomic regulatory responses, which are altered in patients with anxiety disorders and depression. In particular, there are no reports addressing changes in P wave duration and dispersion.