Brief communication: Facial electromyography and reactivity in depression

Robert M. Carney, Barry A. Hong, John Brim, Dennis Plesons, Paula Clayton

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Twenty-two depressed inpatients were rated for their reactivity to situational or psycho-social factors and their facial electromyograms were measured. Patients with elevated electromyogram levels were found to have more reactive depressions. The implications of the finding for treatment were discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)312-313
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Nervous and Mental Disease
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 1983

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