Music-evoked emotions in schizophrenia.

  title={Music-evoked emotions in schizophrenia.},
  author={Daijyu Abe and Makoto Arai and Masanari Itokawa},
  journal={Schizophrenia research},
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES Previous studies have reported that people with schizophrenia have impaired musical abilities. Here we developed a simple music-based assay to assess patient's ability to associate a minor chord with sadness. We further characterize correlations between impaired musical responses and psychiatric symptoms. METHOD We exposed… CONTINUE READING