Lexical Characteristics of Anticipatory and Consummatory Anhedonia in Schizophrenia: A Study of Language in Spontaneous Life Narratives.

@article{Buck2015LexicalCO,
  title={Lexical Characteristics of Anticipatory and Consummatory Anhedonia in Schizophrenia: A Study of Language in Spontaneous Life Narratives.},
  author={Benjamin E Buck and Kyle S. Minor and Paul H Lysaker},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychology},
  year={2015},
  volume={71 7},
  pages={696-706}
}
OBJECTIVES The extent to which anticipatory anhedonia (an important determinant of outcome in schizophrenia) is determined by interpersonal characteristics, cognitive biases, or even artifacts of measurement remains unclear. The present study aims to provide understanding cognitive, affective and phenomenological characteristics of this construct by examining the lexical characteristics of life narratives with schizophrenia with computerized lexical analysis. METHOD A total of 41 individuals… CONTINUE READING
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