Bender gestalt test


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Ben·der Vis·u·al Mo·tor Ges·talt test

(ben'dĕr),
a psychological test used by neurologists and clinical psychologists to measure a person's ability to visually copy a set of geometric designs; useful for measuring visuospatial and visuomotor coordination to detect brain damage.
Synonym(s): Bender gestalt test

Ben·der ge·stalt test

(ben'dĕr gesh-tahlt' test)
A psychological test used by neurologists and clinical psychologists to measure a person's ability to copy visually a set of geometric designs; useful for measuring visuospatial and visuomotor coordination to detect brain damage.

Bender,

Lauretta, U.S. psychiatrist, 1897-1987.
Bender gestalt test - a psychological test used for measuring visuospatial and visuomotor coordination to detect brain damage. Synonym(s): Bender Visual Motor Gestalt test
Bender Visual Motor Gestalt test - Synonym(s): Bender gestalt test
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The Bender Gestalt test was applied to compare visual motor integration skills between the two groups.
WISC-R, Gessell Figure Drawing Test and Bender Gestalt test results of the groups SLD (n = 30) BIF(n = 30) WISC-R VSIQ 84.76 [+ or -] 7.74 72.80 [+ or -] 4.85 PSIQ 101.83 [+ or -] 7.87 81.90 [+ or -] 7.04 FSIQ 92.53 [+ or -] 5.41 75.40 [+ or -] 3.45 Gessell Figure Drawing Test Successful 8 (26%) 4 (13%) Considered successful 5 (16%) 5 (15%) Considered unsuccessful 3 (10%) 3 (10%) Unsuccessful 14 (46%) 18 (60%) Bender-Gestalt Test 6 (1-10) 7 (2-14) P WISC-R VSIQ PSIQ FSIQ Gessell Figure Drawing Test Successful 1.833 * 0.68 Considered successful Considered unsuccessful Unsuccessful Bender-Gestalt Test -2.124 ** 0.05 WISC-R: Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children--Revised; SLD: specific learning disorder; BIF: borderline intellectual functioning.
Bender Gestalt test continued to show organicity as simplification, inversion and closure difficulty was noted.
Subjects and Method: The study is based upon deviation patterns of Bender Gestalt Test protocols of 90 schizophrenic, brain damaged and normal (30 in each group) males in the age range of 20-60 years.
Bender (1938), Pascal-Suttell (1951), and Hutt (1969, 1977) attempted to relate specific deviations on Bender Gestalt Test to clinical diagnostic categories.