The influence of negative and affective symptoms on anhedonia self-report in schizophrenia.

Isaac Jarratt-Barnham, Youssuf Saleh, Masud Husain, Brian Kirkpatrick & Emilio Fernandez-Egea
Background Anhedonia, a symptom prevalent in schizophrenia patients, is thought to arise either within negative symptomatology or from secondary sources, such as depression. The common co-occurrence of these diseases complicates the assessment of anhedonia in schizophrenia. Method In a sample of 40 outpatients with chronic schizophrenia, we explored both the validity of the Snaith-Hamilton Pleasure Scale (SHAPS) self-report for anhedonia assessment and those factors influencing its scoring. We assessed negative symptoms using the Brief Negative...
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