Judgement of emotional expression in schizophrenics.

  title={Judgement of emotional expression in schizophrenics.},
  author={John Cutting},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  • John Cutting
  • Published 1981 in
    The British journal of psychiatry : the journal…
Acute schizophrenics, chronic schizophrenics, psychiatric controls and patients with a depressive illness were asked to judge which of two faces in photographs was the more friendly. Acute schizophrenics disagreed significantly with the other three groups of subjects whilst agreeing with them on a control task of perceptual judgement involving colours. In a second experiment a new group of acute schizophrenics disagreed with remitted psychotics and psychotic depressives in judging friendliness… CONTINUE READING

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