Jacqueline K Gollan Feinberg School of Medicine, Feinberg Clinical, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Jacqueline K Gollan

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Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Depression, Law & Psychology, Neuroscience, Psychotherapy, Women's Health, Women's Mental Health

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Frontal alpha EEG asymmetry before and after behavioral activation treatment for depression

Jackie K. Gollan; Denada Hoxha; Dietta Chihade; Mark E. Pflieger; Laina Rosebrock; John Cacioppo

(Profiled Author: Jacqueline K Gollan)

Biological Psychology. 2014;99(1):198-208.

Abstract

Background: Mid-frontal and mid-lateral (F3/F4 and F7/F8) EEG asymmetry has been associated with motivation and affect. We examined alpha EEG asymmetry in depressed and healthy participants before and after Behavioral Activation treatment for depression; examined the association between alpha EEG asymmetry and motivational systems and affect; and evaluated the utility of alpha EEG asymmetry in predicting remission. Methods: Depressed (n=. 37) and healthy participants (n=. 35) were assessed before and after treatment using a clinical interview, a task to measure baseline EEG, and questionnaires of behavioral activation and inhibition, avoidance, and affect. Results: Alpha EEG asymmetry was significantly higher in depressed than healthy participants at pre-treatment, positively correlated with negative affect and behavioral inhibition, and inversely correlated with lower behavioral activation sensitivity. Conclusions: Heightened alpha EEG asymmetry in depressed participants was significantly associated with increased behavioral inhibition and negative emotion and was independent of clinical remission. © 2014 Elsevier B.V.

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