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Ethological and psychiatric study of paranoid and nonparanoid schizophrenic patients and matched volunteers in a standardized interview situation.

Applicant Fisch Hans-Ulrich
Number 37580
Funding scheme Project funding (Div. I-III)
Research institution Universitätsklinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie
Institution of higher education University of Berne - BE
Main discipline Neurology, Psychiatry
Start/End 01.04.1997 - 31.03.2002
Approved amount 136'239.00
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Lay Summary (English)

Lay summary
Human social interaction is mediated to a large extent by nonverbal behavior. In psychiatric patients, the disturbance of nonverbal interaction seems to be particularly relevant for the severity of the disease. Methods are developed to indentify the spectific aspects of this disturbance. The longterm aim is to develop psychotherapeutic approaches which address the disturbance of nonverbal interaction.
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