Getting the cue: sensory contributions to auditory emotion recognition impairments in schizophrenia.

@article{Leitman2010GettingTC,
  title={Getting the cue: sensory contributions to auditory emotion recognition impairments in schizophrenia.},
  author={David I. Leitman and Petri Laukka and Patrik N Juslin and Erica Saccente and Pamela D. Butler and D. C. Javitt},
  journal={Schizophrenia bulletin},
  year={2010},
  volume={36 3},
  pages={545-56}
}
Individuals with schizophrenia show reliable deficits in the ability to recognize emotions from vocal expressions. Here, we examined emotion recognition ability in 23 schizophrenia patients relative to 17 healthy controls using a stimulus battery with well-characterized acoustic features. We further evaluated performance deficits relative to ancillary assessments of underlying pitch perception abilities. As predicted, patients showed reduced emotion recognition ability across a range of… CONTINUE READING