What do we really know about blunted vocal affect and alogia? A meta-analysis of objective assessments.

@article{Cohen2014WhatDW,
  title={What do we really know about blunted vocal affect and alogia? A meta-analysis of objective assessments.},
  author={Alex S. Cohen and Kyle R Mitchell and Brita Elvev{\aa}g},
  journal={Schizophrenia research},
  year={2014},
  volume={159 2-3},
  pages={533-8}
}
Deficits in nonverbal vocal expression (e.g., blunted vocal affect, alogia) are a hallmark of schizophrenia and are a focus of the Research Domain Criteria initiative from the National Institute of Mental Health. Results from studies using symptom rating scales suggest that these deficits are profound; on the order of four to six standard deviations. To… CONTINUE READING