No disgust recognition deficit in obsessive-compulsive disorder.

  title={No disgust recognition deficit in obsessive-compulsive disorder.},
  author={H. A. Parker and Richard J. Mcnally and Ken Nakayama and Sabine Wilhelm},
  journal={Journal of behavior therapy and experimental psychiatry},
  volume={35 2},
BACKGROUND Patients with basal ganglia abnormalities misclassify facial expressions of disgust as expressions of anger when asked to identify the emotion depicted in photographs of individuals displaying different emotions. Sprengelmeyer, Young, Pundt et al. (1997) reported a similar disgust recognition deficit in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)--an anxiety disorder associated with basal ganglia abnormality. METHODS In the present experiment, we attempted to replicate… CONTINUE READING
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