Respiration in Clinical Psychophysiology

How to Assess Critical Parameters and Their Change with Treatment
  • Robert Fried
Part of the The Plenum Series in Behavioral Psychophysiology and Medicine book series (SSBP)

Abstract

Clinical psychophysiology is concerned, for the most part, with psychological, psychophysiological, and neuromuscular disorders that cause pain, or impair health or function, or are likely to do so in the future. It is not uncommon to find that their etiology is vague, and they may span an astonishing range of disorders, such as cardiovascular (e.g., angina, hypertension), cardiac (e.g., arrhythmias), digestive (e.g., gastritis, ulcers, colitis), pulmonary (e.g., hyperventilation, asthma), psychiatric (e.g., depression, anxiety, panic, phobias, sexual dysfunction), neurological (e.g., migraine, poststroke or other trauma), insomnia, and many more.

Keywords

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Lactic Acidosis Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia Breathing Rate Orienting Response 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert Fried
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Hunter CollegeCity University of New YorkNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Institute for Rational Emotive TherapyNew YorkUSA

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