Identifying differences in biased affective information processing in major depression.

@article{Gollan2008IdentifyingDI,
  title={Identifying differences in biased affective information processing in major depression.},
  author={Jackie K Gollan and Heather T Pane and Michael Sean McCloskey and Emil F. Coccaro},
  journal={Psychiatry research},
  year={2008},
  volume={159 1-2},
  pages={18-24}
}
This study investigates the extent to which participants with major depression differ from healthy comparison participants in the irregularities in affective information processing, characterized by deficits in facial expression recognition, intensity categorization, and reaction time to identifying emotionally salient and neutral information. Data on diagnoses, symptom severity, and affective information processing using a facial recognition task were collected from 66 participants, male and… CONTINUE READING