Thursday, February 26, 2009

Negative emotions in schizophrenia

Negative facial emotions are more common in people with schizophrenia according to a review of psychologists' clinical interviews carried out by a research student at Stockholm University. The study found that negative feelings, such as disgust and contempt, were the most common ones in the patients' facial expressions. The expressions remained the same in a number of different interviews and regardless of who was carrying them out.

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