Disturbances of affective prosody in patients with schizophrenia; a cross sectional study.

@article{Leentjens1998DisturbancesOA,
  title={Disturbances of affective prosody in patients with schizophrenia; a cross sectional study.},
  author={A. F. G. Leentjens and Sandra M Wielaert and Frans van Harskamp and Frederik W Wilmink},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={1998},
  volume={64 3},
  pages={375-8}
}
The objective was to determine whether disturbances of affective prosody constitute part of the symptomatology of schizophrenia. Affective prosody is defined here as a neuropsychological function that encompasses all non-verbal aspects of language that are necessary for recognising and conveying emotions in communication. Twenty six schizophrenic outpatients and twenty four normal controls underwent a standardised prosody test, assessing four different aspects of affective prosody: spontaneous… CONTINUE READING

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