05 April 2010

The foregoing considerations reveal a paradox in the research and clinical representation of the subjective experience of emotion among persons with schizophrenia. They are represented as "vacant," without emotional register, dull, flat - yet they are exquisitely sensitive to socioemotional communications.
Janis Hunter Jenkins, "Schizophrenia as a Paradigm Case for Understanding Fundamental Human Processes," Schizophrenia, Culture and Subjectivity. Eds. Janis Hunter Jenkins and Robert John Barrett. Cambridge, 2004: 29-61. (43)

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