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Abolghasemi A. The Relationship between Non-verbal Behaviors, Emotional Processing and Recognition with Positive and Negative Symptoms in Pietients with Schizophrenia Patient. JRUMS. 2013; 12 (2) :89-102
URL: http://journal.rums.ac.ir/article-1-1687-en.html

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  Background and Objectives: Non-verbal behaviors, emotional processing and recognition play a great role in predicting the positive and negative symptoms of patients with schizophrenia. The aim of the present research was to determine the relationship of nonverbal behaviors, emotional processing and emotional recognition with positive and negative symptoms in patients with schizophrenia.

  Materials and Methods: This research was a cross-analytical study. The research sample consisted of 120 patients with schizophrenia which were selected from among the schizophrenic patients with of Razi hospital in Tabriz and Fatemi hospital in Ardebil city through available sampling method. To collect the data, Non-Verbal Behaviors Cheklist, Emotional Processing Scale, Emotion Facial Recognition Test, Positive and Negative Symptoms Scale were used. Data were analyzed using Pearson correlation coefficient, multiple regression analyses.

  Results: The results showed that non-verbal behaviors, emotional processing and emotional recognition are related to negative and positive symptoms in schizophrenic patients. The results of multiple regression analysis showed that 79% and 83% of the variance in positive and negative symptoms were explained by non-verbal behaviors, emotional processing and emotional recognition, respectly.

  Conclusion: The results revealed that non-verbal behaviors, emotional processing and recognition has an infulence on schizophrenia.

  Key words: Nonverbal, Emotional Processing - Recognition, Schizophrenia, Positive and Negative Symptoms

 

  Funding: This research was funded by Mohaghegh Ardebili University.

  Conflict interest: None declared.

  Ethical approval: The Ethics Committee of Mohaghegh Ardebili University approved the study

  

  How to cite this article : Abolghasemi A. The Relationship Between Non-verbal Behaviors, Emotional Processing and Recognition with Positive and Negative Symptoms in Pietients with Schizophrenia Patient . J Rafsanjan Univ Med Scie 2013 12(2): 89-102. [Farsi]

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: روانپزشكي
Received: 2013/04/16 | Accepted: 2013/04/20 | Published: 2013/04/20

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