Margaret E Dombrowski

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Several different types of communication disturbances have been identified in the speech of schizophrenia patients. This study assessed 6 types of referential communication disturbances in the speech of 32 stable outpatients, 23 of their nonschizophrenic siblings, and 27 control subjects. The siblings made more frequent reference failures of all types than(More)
Speech fundamental frequencies (SFFs) are nonverbal sound frequencies that convey emotion in speech. The degree of SFF long-term averaged spectra (LTAS) convergence between conversants reflects aspects of conversant-reported quality of the interaction (e.g., emotional synchrony). This study investigated whether SFF LTAS convergence between inpatients(More)
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