oa South African Medical Journal - The effects of unilateral non-dominant and vertex electro-convulsive therapy on non-verbal learning
|Article Title||The effects of unilateral non-dominant and vertex electro-convulsive therapy on non-verbal learning|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Nervous Disorders Hospital, Bulawayo, Rhodesia|
|Publication Date||Apr 1972|
|Pages||501 - 503|
|Keyword(s)||Electro-convulsive therapy, Neurology, Non-verbal learning, Unilateral non-dominant and Vertex|
It was predicted that ECT applied to the vertex would cause less impairment of non-verbal learning than unilateral ECT to the non-dominant hemisphere. Learning tests were carried out before and 2 days after 3 ECT treatments given on alternate days, 7 patients receiving vertex ECT and 10 unilateral.
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