Assessing disorders of awareness and representation of body parts

Carlo Semenza

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Abstract

This chapter begins with a discussion of the various pathological conditions involved in disorders of awareness and representation of body parts. It then discusses autotopagnosia, personal neglect and related disorders, alien hand syndrome, altered muscular proprioception, phantom limb and related phenomena, and body-specific cognitive biases in eating disorders.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Print)9780191594250, 9780199234110
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1 2010

Keywords

  • Alien hand syndrome
  • Altered muscular proprioception
  • Autotopagnosia
  • Eating disorders
  • Phantom limb

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology(all)

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