Hemispheric language lateralization in seasonal affective disorder and light treatment.

@article{Volf1993HemisphericLL,
  title={Hemispheric language lateralization in seasonal affective disorder and light treatment.},
  author={Nina V. Volf and N I Senkova and Konstantin Danilenko and Arcady A. Putilov},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  year={1993},
  volume={47 1},
  pages={
          99-108
        }
}
Thirty-seven patients with seasonal affective disorder (SAD) and 25 control subjects were given a concurrent task, the verbal-manual interference paradigm, as a measure of hemispheric language lateralization. In winter, depressed patients showed a symmetrical interference pattern and control subjects experienced greater overall disruption in right-hand tapping during concurrent verbalization. Patients showed a greater left-hand tapping decrement compared with control subjects. Light treatment… CONTINUE READING

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