Conventional and quantitative electroencephalography in psychiatry.

  title={Conventional and quantitative electroencephalography in psychiatry.},
  author={J. Hughes and E. John},
  journal={The Journal of neuropsychiatry and clinical neurosciences},
  volume={11 2},
  • J. Hughes, E. John
  • Published 1999
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Journal of neuropsychiatry and clinical neurosciences
  • Electrical activity of each brain region is homeostatically regulated, resulting in predictable frequency composition of the background EEG. Replicated normative databases have established that the EEG power spectrum is independent of ethnic background. Artifact-free EEG evaluated relative to such norms displays few deviant values in healthy, normally functioning individuals. In subjects with psychiatric disorders, high proportions of abnormal findings have been reported with good concordance… CONTINUE READING
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