Psycholinguistic aspects of pauses and temporal patterns in schizophrenic speech.

@article{Clemmer1980PsycholinguisticAO,
  title={Psycholinguistic aspects of pauses and temporal patterns in schizophrenic speech.},
  author={E J Clemmer},
  journal={Journal of psycholinguistic research},
  year={1980},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={
          161-85
        }
}
  • E J Clemmer
  • Published 1980 in Journal of psycholinguistic research
Schizophrenic speech was investigated at the moment of reading aloud paragraph-long stories and retelling them. Twenty white schizophrenic patients, with at least a high school diploma, were matched with 20 normals on the basis of race, educational level, sex, and age. Silent pauses (duration, frequency, and location), utterances (duration and syllable lengths, speech and articulation rates), and spoken hesitations (frequency and syllable lengths) were measured. When the semantic content of the… CONTINUE READING