On the modulation of the cardiovascular reaction to startle stimuli in subjects at risk for developing primary hypertension

Doctoral thesis German OPEN
Richter, Steffen (2010)
  • Publisher: Freie Universität Berlin Universitätsbibliothek, Garystr. 39, 14195 Berlin
  • Subject: 610 Medizin und Gesundheit | 610 Medical sciences; Medicine | blood pressure | startle reflex | amygdala | salt sensitivity | hypertension
    • ddc: ddc:610

INTRODUCTION: The startle reflex is a well established paradigm in psychophysiology. Reflex modulation by affective stimuli and the reaction of the heart rate are well known. Salt sensitivity is considered a risk factor for the development of primary hypertension la... View more
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