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The heart rate variability (HRV) is a measure of the autonomic nervous system (ANS). In the model of anorexia nervosa, ANS is disturbed with mostly a predominance of activation of the parasympathetic nervous system and a decrease of the sympathetic system. Various explanations of this these dysfunctions are proposed in literature, mainly malnutrition, physical hyperactivity, anxiety, that are known characteristics of anorexia nervosa.
The primary aim of this study is to evaluate correlation between ANS dysfunction and anxiety in anorexia nervosa.
Other objectives of this study are firstly to evaluate correlation between ANS dysfunction and others parameters (weight, body mass index, depression, physical activity, purgative ou restrictive type, duration of disease, smoking) in anorexia nervosa and secondly to see if HRV is a predictive parameter of the evolution of anorexia nervosa.
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Heart rate monitor
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Hospices Civils de Lyon
Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-12-28T23:38:21-0500
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The lack or loss of APPETITE accompanied by an aversion to food and the inability to eat. It is the defining characteristic of the disorder ANOREXIA NERVOSA.
An eating disorder that is characterized by the lack or loss of APPETITE, known as ANOREXIA. Other features include excess fear of becoming OVERWEIGHT; BODY IMAGE disturbance; significant WEIGHT LOSS; refusal to maintain minimal normal weight; and AMENORRHEA. This disorder occurs most frequently in adolescent females. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 1994)
A disorder associated with three or more of the following: eating until feeling uncomfortably full; eating large amounts of food when not physically hungry; eating much more rapidly than normal; eating alone due to embarrassment; feeling of disgust, DEPRESSION, or guilt after overeating. Criteria includes occurrence on average, at least 2 days a week for 6 months. The binge eating is not associated with the regular use of inappropriate compensatory behavior (i.e. purging, excessive exercise, etc.) and does not co-occur exclusively with BULIMIA NERVOSA or ANOREXIA NERVOSA. (From DSM-IV, 1994)
The heart rate of the FETUS. The normal range at term is between 120 and 160 beats per minute.
Methods, techniques, and processes by which HEART RATE is measured.
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