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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Bender Gestalt test continued to show organicity as simplification, inversion and closure difficulty was noted.
Desarrollo de normas para la Prueba de Desarrollo Viso--Motor Bender II en estudiantes puertorriquenos de 12, 13 y 14 anos [Development of norm for Bender Gestalt Test II in Puerto Rican 12, 13 and 14 years old students].
Avances en la adaptacion de la 2da version del Test Gestaltico Visomotor de Bender [Advances in the adaptation of Bender Gestalt Test, 2nd version].
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.
Similarly Schilder4 analyzed the psychic disturbances in patients with head injuries with the Gestalt Test and found that following the initial state of loss of consciousness there is a stage of deep clouding of consciousness with disorientation in time and space of these patients, bewilderment, helplessness and retardation in perceptive functions, leading to difficulties in synthesis of the primitive impression into integrated wholes on Bender Gestalt Test.
Bender (1938), Pascal-Suttell (1951), and Hutt (1969, 1977) attempted to relate specific deviations on Bender Gestalt Test to clinical diagnostic categories.
Findings reflect the significance of Bender Gestalt Test in the test battery while diagnosing Brain damage and Psychotic patients.
Scores on group and individually administered Bender Gestalt Test and Otis Lennon IQs of kindergarten children.
Comparison of visual motor development in Hong Kong and USA assessed on the Qualitative Scoring System for the Modified Bender Gestalt Test.