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Prosody is an important feature of language, comprising intonation, loudness, and tempo. Emotional prosodic processing forms an integral part of our social interactions. The main aim of this study was to use bold contrast fMRI to clarify the normal functional neuroanatomy of emotional prosody, in passive and active contexts. Subjects performed six separate(More)
BACKGROUND Evidence suggests a reversal of the normal left-lateralised response to speech in schizophrenia. AIMS To test the brain's response to emotional prosody in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. METHOD BOLD contrast functional magnetic resonance imaging of subjects while they passively listened or attended to sentences that differed in emotional(More)
BACKGROUND The impact of community resettlement on the quality of life of people with long-term psychiatric disorders, is evaluated in a longitudinal study. METHOD A repeated measures design was used to examine the sensitivity of an adapted version of Lehman's Quality of Life Interview in evaluating change. Completed interviews were carried out with 29 of(More)
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