Emotional granularity and social functioning in individuals with schizophrenia: an experience sampling study.

@article{Kimhy2014EmotionalGA,
  title={Emotional granularity and social functioning in individuals with schizophrenia: an experience sampling study.},
  author={David Kimhy and Julia Vakhrusheva and Samira Khan and Rachel W. Chang and Marie C Hansen and Jacob S. Ballon and Dolores Malaspina and James J. Gross},
  journal={Journal of psychiatric research},
  year={2014},
  volume={53},
  pages={141-8}
}
Previous research has shown that healthy individuals who fail to differentiate among emotional states (i.e., those with low emotional granularity; EG) have poorer social functioning (SF) than those with high EG. It is unknown, however, whether these associations extend to clinical disorders characterized by impaired SF, such as schizophrenia. In the present study, we compared SF and EG in individuals with schizophrenia and healthy controls, and then, within the schizophrenia group, we examined… CONTINUE READING
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