Frontal and parietal electroencephalogram asymmetry in depressed and nondepressed subjects.

@article{Schaffer1983FrontalAP,
  title={Frontal and parietal electroencephalogram asymmetry in depressed and nondepressed subjects.},
  author={Courtney Schaffer and Richard J. Davidson and Clifford Saron},
  journal={Biological psychiatry},
  year={1983},
  volume={18 7},
  pages={753-62}
}
High vs. low scorers on the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) were compared on measures of resting EEG activation asymmetry from frontal and parietal brain regions. Depressed subjects showed greater relative right frontal activation compared with nondepressed subjects. Parietal asymmetry did not distinguish between the groups. These data support the hypothesis of right hemisphere hyperactivation in the frontal region of depressed individuals and are consistent with the growing body of literature… CONTINUE READING

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