Emotion, Social Function, and Psychopathology

@article{Keltner1998EmotionSF,
  title={Emotion, Social Function, and Psychopathology},
  author={Dacher Keltner and Ann M. Kring},
  journal={Review of General Psychology},
  year={1998},
  volume={2},
  pages={320 - 342}
}
The studies of emotion function and emotional disorders complement one another. In this article, the authors outline relations between the social functions of emotion and four psychological disorders. The authors first present a social-functional account of emotion and argue that emotions help coordinate social interactions through their informative, evocative, and incentive functions. They then review evidence concerning the emotional and social problems related to depression, schizophrenia… 

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