Psychophysiology of arterial baroreceptors and the etiology of hypertension

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Rau, Harald; Elbert, Thomas;
(2001)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/S0301-0511(01)00094-1
  • Subject: Baroreceptors | Blood pressure | Pain | Learned hypertension | PRES
    • ddc: ddc:150
    mesheuropmc: cardiovascular system | nervous system | circulatory and respiratory physiology | musculoskeletal, neural, and ocular physiology

Arterial baroreceptors are sensitive to blood pressure dependent blood vessel dilation. They play a key role in the short term regulation of blood pressure. Their impact on psychological and psychophysiological aspects is of increasing interest. The review focuses on ex... View more
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