Mindy Nirenstein plays her depressed character in low-key way, almost with flat affect
but with great comic effect and empathy.
The negative symptoms consist of patterns of nonresponsivity: passivity, a lack of spontaneity, flat affect
(a lack of emotional responsivity), the inability to initiate goal-directed activity, social withdrawal, a lack of motivation, and anhedonia (an inability to experience pleasure) (Crow, 1980).
You want to be a priest when you grow up," I repeated with the same flat affect
exhibited by catatonic schizophrenics and Republican presidential candidates.
And could there be a choicer foil for the flat affect
of Steven Baldi's painterly reproduction of a 1932 Museum of Modern Art catalogue and Liz Deschenes exhibition announcement than a neighboring, salacious, early-'70s Dorothy Iannone?
SANTIAGO, CHILE -- Schizophrenia patients with flat affect
can be distinguished from those without flat affect
in several measures, Dr.
6:1, with the presence of alogia and flat affect
accounting for most of the difference (2.