Symptom correlates of facial emotion recognition impairment in schizophrenia.

  title={Symptom correlates of facial emotion recognition impairment in schizophrenia.},
  author={Anna Comparelli and Antonella De Carolis and Valentina Corigliano and Simone Di Pietro and Giada Trovini and Carla Granese and Silvia Romano and Daniele Serata and Stefano Ferracuti and Paolo Girardi},
  volume={47 1},
BACKGROUND The ability to facial emotion recognition (FER), a key component of socioemotional competence, is often impaired in schizophrenic disorders. The purpose of the present study was to examine the relationship between emotion recognition performance and symptoms in a group of patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders. SAMPLING AND METHODS Seventy-nine patients meeting DSM-IV-TR criteria for schizophrenia, schizophreniform disorder and schizoaffective disorder were assessed by the… CONTINUE READING


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