Quantitative assessment of dynamic electroencephalogram (EEG) organization as a tool for subtyping depressive syndromes.

@article{Ulrich1999QuantitativeAO,
  title={Quantitative assessment of dynamic electroencephalogram (EEG) organization as a tool for subtyping depressive syndromes.},
  author={Gerald Ulrich and U F{\"u}rstenberg},
  journal={European psychiatry : the journal of the Association of European Psychiatrists},
  year={1999},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={217-29}
}
Up until now, no subclassification of affective psychoses has been validated biologically. This follows unavoidably from a research practice of defining diagnostic subtypes in consensus conferences and only thereafter allowing their validation. There is evidence that electroencephalograms (EEG) may be a useful tool in psychiatry, provided that the relevant information is extracted. Our EEG quantification procedure aims at an assessment of both the amount and range of variation of spontaneous… CONTINUE READING