Spontaneous and posed facial expression in Parkinson's disease.

  title={Spontaneous and posed facial expression in Parkinson's disease.},
  author={Mickey C. Smith and Mary Kay Smith and Heiner Ellgring},
  journal={Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS},
  volume={2 5},
Spontaneous and posed emotional facial expressions in individuals with Parkinson's disease (PD, n = 12) were compared with those of healthy age-matched controls (n = 12). The intensity and amount of facial expression in PD patients were expected to be reduced for spontaneous but not posed expressions. Emotional stimuli were video clips selected from films, 2-5 min in duration, designed to elicit feelings of happiness, sadness, fear, disgust, or anger. Facial movements were coded using Ekman and… CONTINUE READING

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