Findings suggests that the type of interview has importance for the facial affectivity in patients diagnosed with schizophrenia during mutual gaze. The aim was to confirm this finding in clinical interviews. Gunilla Preisler, Maria Midbøe. Previous findings were not confirmed. Helena Fatouros-Bergman et al. Questions of how auditory, visual and combinations of sensory disorders and additional functional disabilities affect the development of communication and language in infancy, as well as socio-emotional development, are discussed in this chapter in the context of current infant research.
A qualitative analysis of interviews with seven young persons showed that language development and perception of sounds were important in order to enable them taking part in social interaction.
Today, these children are teenagers and young adults. Selected sequences were coded for gaze behaviour and facial affective behaviour. Facial affective behaviour seems not to be dependent on temporality, since within-subjects ANOVA revealed no substantial changes in the amount of affects displayed across the weekly interview occasions. Article Interplay of gaze behaviour and facial affectivity in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research and Treatment Works at Department of Psychology. In accordance with previous research, the results show that patients diagnosed with schizophrenia express negative facial affectivity.