Neuronal correlates of affective theory of mind in schizophrenia out-patients: evidence for a baseline deficit.

@article{Mier2010NeuronalCO,
  title={Neuronal correlates of affective theory of mind in schizophrenia out-patients: evidence for a baseline deficit.},
  author={Daniela Mier and Carina Sauer and Stefanie Lis and Christine Esslinger and Johannes Wilhelm and Bernd Gallhofer and Peter Kirsch},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={40 10},
  pages={1607-17}
}
BACKGROUND Schizophrenia out-patients have deficits in affective theory of mind (ToM) but also on more basal levels of social cognition, such as the processing of neutral and emotional expressions. These deficits are associated with changes in brain activation in the amygdala and the superior temporal sulcus (STS). However, until now there have been no studies that examined these different levels of social cognition and their neurobiological underpinnings in patients within one design. METHOD… CONTINUE READING