Prosodic discrimination in patients with schizophrenia.

  title={Prosodic discrimination in patients with schizophrenia.},
  author={Kazunori Matsumoto and Gebre T. Samson and Owen O'Daly and Derek Kenneth Tracy and Aniruddh Patel and Sukhwinder S. Shergill},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
Fifteen patients with prominent positive symptoms of schizophrenia and 15 normal controls performed verbal prosodic and pure musical discrimination tasks, with changes in pitch and timing parameters. The patients' performance was comparable to that of controls on the discrimination of terminal pitch changes, but significantly poorer on the more difficult… CONTINUE READING