Specificity of facial expression labeling deficits in childhood psychopathology.

  title={Specificity of facial expression labeling deficits in childhood psychopathology.},
  author={Amanda E. Guyer and Erin B. McClure and Abby D. Adler and Melissa A. Brotman and Brendan A. Rich and Alane S. Kimes and Daniel S. Pine and Monique Ernst and Ellen Leibenluft},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  volume={48 9},
BACKGROUND We examined whether face-emotion labeling deficits are illness-specific or an epiphenomenon of generalized impairment in pediatric psychiatric disorders involving mood and behavioral dysregulation. METHOD Two hundred fifty-two youths (7-18 years old) completed child and adult facial expression recognition subtests from the Diagnostic Analysis… CONTINUE READING