Share of Cost, Low heart rate variability may influence PTSD risk

Friday, Nov. 27th 2015 6:00 AM

Low heart rate variability may contribute to the risk of post-traumatic stress disorder in military personnel returning from combat deployment, suggests a new study published in JAMA Psychiatry.


The researchers – from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System – say that while previous studies have linked low heart rate variability to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), it is not clear what the direction of influence might be.

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