Affect changes observed with right versus left lateral visual field stimulation in psychotherapy patients: possible physiological, psychological, and therapeutic implications.

@article{Schiffer1997AffectCO,
  title={Affect changes observed with right versus left lateral visual field stimulation in psychotherapy patients: possible physiological, psychological, and therapeutic implications.},
  author={Fredric Schiffer},
  journal={Comprehensive psychiatry},
  year={1997},
  volume={38 5},
  pages={289-95}
}
Seventy psychotherapy patients were given two pairs of goggles each taped over to allow vision from only the left or the right lateral visual field (LVF and RVF). Sixty percent reported at least a one-point difference between visual fields on a five-point anxiety scale; 23% reported at least a two-point difference. Among 21 patients with major depression, 11 reported greater anxiety through the LVF, four reported greater anxiety through the RVF, and six reported no difference. Among 18 with… CONTINUE READING