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...更多