Heart rate variability: for real doctors. Translation from the Russian version of the book, published at Kharkiv, 2010, 131 p.
The basics and practice of the clinical use of the technology of heart rate variability are outlined for doctors of all specialties and students of medical faculties of universities.
9. Regulation in the disease
Some pathological conditions
Severe depressive disorders. HRV before and after treatment with antidepressant drugs does not correlate with the severity of the depressive syndrome, although it increases after treatment. These data explain the higher risk of sudden death in depressive mental disorders. There are no noticeable differences in HRV in the standing position in patients with depression and control.