A Pilot Study on the Effects of Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback in Patients with Depression and in Healthy Subjects

Martin Siepmann, Volkan Aykac, Jana Unterdörfer, Katja Petrowski, Michael Mueck-Weymann Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback. Dec 2008, Vol. 33, No. 4: 195-201

Preliminary Results of an Open Label Study of Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback for the Treatment of Major Depression

Maria Katsamanis Karavidas, Paul M. Lehrer, Evgeny Vaschillo, Bronya Vaschillo, Humberto Marin, Steven Buyske, Igor Malinovsky, Diane Radvanski, Afton Hassett Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback. Mar 2007, Vol. 32, No. 1: 19-30

Decreased HRV leads patients with depression more towards heart attack

"by decreased HRV, is a plausible mechanism linking depression to increased cardiac mortality in post-MI patients" http://circ.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/104/17/2024

Effects of a brief worksite stress management program on coping skills, psychological distress and physical complaints: a controlled trial

Akihito Shimazu, Rino Umanodan, Wilmar B. Schaufeli International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health. Sep 2006, Vol. 80, No. 1: 60-69

Characteristics of Resonance in Heart Rate Variability Stimulated by Biofeedback

Evgeny G. Vaschillo, Bronya Vaschillo, Paul M. Lehrer Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback. Jun 2006, Vol. 31, No. 2: 129-142

The Psychology of Appreciation in the Workplace

Leslie E Sekerka, Rollin McCraty . Jan 2004, Vol. 1: 217-239 Alternative and Complementary Therapies. Aug 2003, Vol. 9, No. 4: 212-213


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