Face perception in schizophrenia: a specific deficit

  title={Face perception in schizophrenia: a specific deficit},
  author={Ahmed M. Megreya},
  journal={Cognitive Neuropsychiatry},
  pages={60 - 72}
  • Ahmed M. Megreya
  • Published 2 January 2016
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Cognitive Neuropsychiatry
ABSTRACT Introduction. Patients with schizophrenia have a large-scaled and severe cognitive impairment. This study examines whether a well-established deficit in face recognition in schizophrenia is a part of this general cognitive impairment or is specific to faces per se. Method. The differential deficit in matching upright faces as compared with two psychometrically matched control tasks (matching inverted faces and matching none-face objects) was assessed in two well-matched samples of… 
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