Do the siblings of schizophrenia patients demonstrate affect perception deficits?

  title={Do the siblings of schizophrenia patients demonstrate affect perception deficits?},
  author={Kimmy S. Kee and William P. Horan and Jim Mintz and Michael F. Green},
  journal={Schizophrenia research},
  volume={67 1},
Affect perception deficits have been extensively documented in schizophrenia and are associated with the social dysfunction that is characteristic of this disorder. The two previous studies examined facial affect perception in genetically at-risk samples and yielded mixed results. The current study was designed to provide a rigorous test of affect perception abilities among schizophrenia patients (n=58), their biological siblings without psychosis (n=51), and nonpsychiatric controls (n=49… CONTINUE READING

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