Emotion regulation abnormalities in schizophrenia: cognitive change strategies fail to decrease the neural response to unpleasant stimuli.

@article{Strauss2013EmotionRA,
  title={Emotion regulation abnormalities in schizophrenia: cognitive change strategies fail to decrease the neural response to unpleasant stimuli.},
  author={Gregory P. Strauss and Emily S. Kappenman and Adam J. Culbreth and Lauren T Catalano and Bern G Lee and James M. Gold},
  journal={Schizophrenia bulletin},
  year={2013},
  volume={39 4},
  pages={872-83}
}
Contrary to early conceptualizations of emotional experience in schizophrenia (SZ), recent research indicates that patients do not self-report less in-the-moment pleasure than controls (CN). Rather, patients report experiencing elevated levels of negative emotionality in response to a range of evocative stimuli. In this study, we examined the possibility that elevations in negative emotionality in SZ may reflect an underlying emotion regulation abnormality. Event-related potentials (ERPs) were… CONTINUE READING