Fearful face recognition in schizophrenia: an electrophysiological study.

  title={Fearful face recognition in schizophrenia: an electrophysiological study.},
  author={Sarolta Koml{\'o}si and G{\'a}bor Csukly and Gabor Stefanics and Istv{\'a}n Czigler and Istv{\'a}n Bitter and P{\'a}l Czobor},
  journal={Schizophrenia research},
  volume={149 1-3},
BACKGROUND Emotional expressions are important acts of communication, and impairment in facial emotion recognition has been shown to be related to impairments in social cognition in schizophrenia. We used an event-related potential (ERP) paradigm to identify and delineate the temporal characteristics in the electrophysiological cascade related to fearful facial affect processing in patients with schizophrenia as compared to healthy controls. METHODS Twenty-four subjects with schizophrenia and… CONTINUE READING