Discordant mental and physical efforts in an autistic patient
Brain & development, Volume 26, Issue 8, 2004, Pages 519-524.
baroreflex sensitivitymental effortsbrainstemautismcardiac vagal tone
We investigated whether there was mental effort in response to verbal commands in a 16-year old girl with autism, a high degree of non-compliance with commands and symptoms of autonomic dysfunction by monitoring the brainstem autonomic tone during an attempt to perform isometric exercise. An index of cardiac vagal tone (CVT), cardiac sens...More
Full Text (Upload PDF)
PPT (Upload PPT)