Left frontal hypoactivation in depression.

  title={Left frontal hypoactivation in depression.},
  author={Jeffrey B. Henriques and Richard J. Davidson},
  journal={Journal of abnormal psychology},
  volume={100 4},
Baseline resting electroencephalogram activity was recorded with 3 different reference montages from 15 clinically depressed and 13 control subjects. Power in all frequency bands was extracted by fast Fourier transformation. There was a significant Group X Hemisphere interaction in the mid-frontal region, for the alpha band power only. Depressed subjects had less left-sided activation (i.e., more alpha activity) than did normal control subjects. This pattern of diminished left-sided frontal… CONTINUE READING
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