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Research Article

Emotional Processing Impairments in Apathetic Patients with Parkinson’s Disease: An ERP Study in Early Time Windows

Table 2

Behavioural results in the emotional face categorization task for PD patients and HCs.

VariablesApathetic groupNonapathetic groupHC or F

ACC (%)
Positive91.6 (3.9)91.8 (3.7)92.2 (2.4)0.286, 0.867
Neutral76.9 (4.5)78.5 (3.6)87.7 (2.8)36.773<0.001
Negative72.0 (7.5)79.3 (9.1)86.9 (4.8)23.601<0.001

RT (ms)
Positive698.73 (104.49)704.20 (106.98)656.76 (182.53)0.7600.472
Neutral826.67 (112.77)813.92 (114.24)704.33 (134.87)6.1610.004
Negative905.93 (149.60)889.64 (183.75)728.52 (134.44)7.5680.001

The behavioural results of the apathetic PD group, nonapathetic PD group, and HC group are expressed as mean (SD). ACC = accuracy (%); RT = reaction time (ms).

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