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Eight hundred psychiatric patients and eight hundred controls completed a handedness preference questionnaire. There was no significant difference in handedness between the two samples, but, contrary to some previous reports, excess of sinistrality was not associated with male sex. The distribution of handedness was similar in neurotics and controls, but(More)
A comparison was made of the mental state of patients with chronic epilepsy and matched controls with locomotor disorders, using a reliable psychiatric interview technique. The symptom profiles of the two groups were similar. The profiles of temporal lobe and other epileptics were also similar. Epileptic patients with a high current psychiatric morbidity(More)
Despite largely negative findings, several subjects reported a remarkable improvement in their symptoms some two to three weeks after electrosleep (ES) treatment was concluded, so that it remains unclear whether or not ES may be an effective treatment. The clinical experience reported suggests that five half-hour ES treatments may not be sufficient to(More)
  • K Standage
  • 1986
The distribution scores on the Socialization (So) scale of the California Psychological Inventory was examined in a series of 83 admissions to a general hospital psychiatric service. The series was divided into groups of low and high scorers (Low So and High So). Low So scorers were younger than high scorers and had a raised mean Neuroticism score. A strong(More)
  • K F Standage
  • 1983
A new series of patients with personality disorders has provided an opportunity to extend to both sexes an earlier finding that personality disordered women tend to be mixed handed. Eighty-one subjects completed Annett's handedness questionnaire. The frequency of mixed hand preference in both sexes was similar to that found in the previous study, though(More)
A pilot study was carried out to see what levels of agreement on the diagnosis of the different types of personality disorder, described by Schneider, could be obtained by observers with different amounts of clinical experience. Audio-recordings of eight patients were examined by 10 raters, who represented three levels of experience. Two patients had the(More)