Dissociation of emotional decision-making from cognitive decision-making in chronic schizophrenia.

@article{Lee2007DissociationOE,
  title={Dissociation of emotional decision-making from cognitive decision-making in chronic schizophrenia.},
  author={Yanghyun Lee and Yang-Tae Kim and Eugene Seo and Oaktae Park and Sung-Hun Jeong and Sang Heon Kim and Seung-Jae Lee},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  year={2007},
  volume={152 2-3},
  pages={113-20}
}
Recent studies have examined the decision-making ability of schizophrenic patients using the Iowa Gambling Task (IGT). These studies, however, were restricted to the assessment of emotional decision-making. Decision-making depends on cognitive functions as well as on emotion. The purpose of this study was to examine the performance of schizophrenic patients on the IGT and the Game of Dice Task (GDT), a decision-making task with explicit rules for gains and losses. In addition, it was intended… CONTINUE READING