Bender Gestalt Test

Description of Revision Process for the Bender-Gestalt II now available

For more than 50 years – until a major revision that took place in 2003 – the clinical utility of the Bender-Gestalt test over a broad age range and diverse settings has made this instrument a most popular assessment tools. A description of the revision process for this classic test has been published in the January issue of the American Journal of Orthopsychiatry. For information, see:

Brannigan, Gary G.; Decker, Scott L. (2006). The Bender-Gestalt II, American Journal of Orthopsychiatry. 76(1), 10-12.

Abstract:

In 2003, the Bender-Gestalt II was published. In the present article, the revision process is described, and major changes to the test are discussed. These changes include additional designs, a memory (recall) phase, Motor and Perception supplementary tests, a detailed observation form, a global scoring system, and a large, nationally representative normative base. Directions for future research are also provided.

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Second Edition of the Bender Visual Gestalt Test (Gender-Gestalt II) Now Available.

The Bender-Gestalt II is a brief assessment of visual-motor integration that may provide interpretive information about an individual's development and neuropsychological functioning. The Bender-Gestalt II may be administered to children and adults, ages 4 to 85+ years.

Designed for ease of administration, it is ideal for use as an effective and non-threatening warm-up to more challenging assessments. A reliable tool to assess Visual-Motor development, it may also be used as a screener for neuropsychological impairment.

For order information on the Bender Gestalt Test, see http://www.riverpub.com/products/bender/index.html

 
 

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