Assessment of affect in schizophrenia. Reliability data.


Pathological affect--impairment of facial expressiveness and demeanor--is a common manifestation of the schizophrenic process. In this study, empirically defined and statistically independent concepts of affectual range, mobility, appropriateness, and communicability were rated by 30 professionals and paraprofessionals from special videotapes of 22 chronic… (More)