Ocular motor differences between melancholic and non-melancholic depression.

  title={Ocular motor differences between melancholic and non-melancholic depression.},
  author={Caroline Winograd-Gurvich and Nellie Georgiou-Karistianis and Paul B. Fitzgerald and Lynette Millist and Owen Bruce White},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  volume={93 1-3},
BACKGROUND Major depressive disorder may be a heterogeneous disorder, yet melancholic depression is the most consistently described subtype, regarded as qualitatively different to non-melancholic depression in terms of cognitive and motor impairments. Eye movement studies in depression are infrequent and findings are inconclusive. METHODS This study employed a battery of saccadic eye movement tasks to explore reflexive saccades, as well as higher order cognitive aspects of saccades including… CONTINUE READING


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