Humor appreciation deficit in schizophrenia: the relevance of basic neurocognitive functioning.

@article{Bozikas2007HumorAD,
  title={Humor appreciation deficit in schizophrenia: the relevance of basic neurocognitive functioning.},
  author={Vasilios Panteleimon Bozikas and Mary H. Kosmidis and Maria Giannakou and Dimitra Anezoulaki and Petros Petrikis and Kostas Fokas and Athanasios Karavatos},
  journal={The Journal of nervous and mental disease},
  year={2007},
  volume={195 4},
  pages={325-31}
}
The purpose in undertaking the present study was to investigate humor appreciation in patients with schizophrenia. Moreover, we sought to explore the potential relationship of humor appreciation with measures of psychopathology and cognitive functioning among the patients. Thirty-six patients with schizophrenia were compared with 31 normal controls matched for age, sex, and education on a computerized test comprising captionless cartoons: Penn's Humor Appreciation Test (PHAT). The patients were… CONTINUE READING
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