An Intact Social Cognitive Process in Schizophrenia: Situational Context Effects on Perception of Facial Affect

Schizophrenia Bulletin, 04/26/2012

Despite previous abnormalities in other types of context paradigms, this study found intact situational context processing in schizophrenia, suggesting that patients benefit from situational context when interpreting ambiguous facial expression. This area of relative social cognitive strength in schizophrenia has implications for social cognitive training programs.

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