Trauma-Informed Lens Podcast

Episode 64: Heart Rate Variability & Trauma Continued

Posted on December 11, 2018

Episode 64: Heart Rate Variability & Trauma Continued

Your Podcasters: Matt Bennett, Curt Mower, and Dr. Jerry Yager

Building on the discussion from last week related to research demonstrating the impact of chronic pain (stress) on heartbeat dynamics, in this week’s episode we discuss the physiology of the anxiety response from a research project investigating differences in HPA Axis and Heart Rate responsiveness among neurotypical children and children with autism with  and without co-occurring anxiety.

Discussion Questions:

  1. How might the information discussed in the article relate to relate to those you serve?
  2. Does the information help you see behavior in a different light?

Article for this Podcast: Differences in HPA-axis and heart rate 2014

Article for next week: Affective Instability Predicted by Resting HRV

Listen now: Episode 64: Heart Rate Variability & Trauma Continued

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