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Impaired perception of negative emotional prosody in schizophrenia

Pijnenborg, G. H. M., Withaar, F. K., van den Bosch, R. J. & Brouwer, W. H., Sep-2007, In : CLINICAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGIST. 21, 5, p. 762-775 14 p.

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This paper aims to report on the perception of emotional prosody, in schizophrenia and to discuss its relationship with perfomance on neurocognitive measures. It consists of a comparison of 20 clinically stable schizophrenia patients with 20 healthy, controls. Schizophrenia patients were impaired in emotional prosody perception, in particular in the perception of negative emotions. This impairment could not he explained on the basis of task difficulty or, a general impairment in the decoding of speech intonation. Emotional prosody, perception correlated moderately strongly with neurocognitive measures. We did not find a negative bias in the perception of emotional prosody.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)762-775
Number of pages14
JournalCLINICAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGIST
Volume21
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Sep-2007

    Keywords

  • cognitive functioning, emotional prosody, schizophrenia, AFFECT RECOGNITION, DIFFERENTIAL DEFICIT, FACIAL EXPRESSION, PERFORMANCE, PSYCHOPATHOLOGY, COMPREHENSION, DEPRESSION, ABILITY

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