Kerry deS Hamsher

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Nine depressed patients received ECT to the dominant (left) side along with nine matched depressed patients who received ECT to the non-dominant (right) side. Neuropsychological tests showed that the right hemispheric functions were more frequently abnormal as compared to left hemispheric (dominant) functions in the pre-ECT tests. ECTs delivered to either(More)
  • K D Hamsher
  • Investigative ophthalmology & visual science
  • 1978
Performance on a random-letter stereoscopic task has been reported to be affected by right but not left cerebral disease. Subsequent studies employing a conventional stereoacuity test have challenged these results and proposed that dementia may be the primary determinant of impaired stereopsis in the patients with brain disease. The latter investigators(More)
INTRODUCTION Clinical evaluation and research on constructional ability have come to rely almost exclusively on two-dimensional tasks such as graphomotor copying or mosaic Block Design (BD). A return to the inclusion of a third dimension in constructional tests may increase the spatial demands of the task, and improve understanding of the relationship(More)
Retrograde memory is frequently tested in the mental status examination of patients with stroke or degenerative dementia. The goal of this experiment was to compare gradients of retrograde memory in patients without neurologic disease (n = 26), patients with cerebrovascular disease (n = 43), and patients with probable Alzheimer's disease (n = 27). Patients(More)
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