Perception of Nonverbal Facial Cues in Chronic Phencyclidine Abusers

@article{Giannini1999PerceptionON,
  title={Perception of Nonverbal Facial Cues in Chronic Phencyclidine Abusers},
  author={A. James Giannini and Rachel K. Bowman and Jocelyn D. Giannini},
  journal={Perceptual and Motor Skills},
  year={1999},
  volume={89},
  pages={72 - 78}
}
The ability to interpret nonverbal facial cues was tested in 10 young white male chronic phencyclidine (PCP) abusers. When their responses were compared with those of age-matched controls, abusers were significantly more accurate in interpreting the facial cues of videotaped medical interns. Phencyclidine abusers tend to form a socially maladroit and downwardly mobile group. However, previous studies of similar maladroit populations such as heroin addicts have indicated that they are less… Expand

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