Saturday, April 27, 2013

Schizophrenia Patients Often Mistake Angry Expression for Fear | Psych Central News

Patients with schizophrenia have a hard time recognizing angry facial expressions, often mistaking them for fear, according to a new study.
The problem appears to be specific to emotion recognition, say the researchers, because schizophrenia patients performed as well as bipolar disorder patients and mentally healthy controls when asked to figure out the age of people with angry facial expressions.
The study included 27 patients with schizophrenia, 16 with bipolar I disorder, and 30 mentally healthy controls.


Schizophrenia Patients Often Mistake Angry Expression for Fear | Psych Central News

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