Remission of somatoparaphrenic delusion through vestibular stimulation

Edoardo Bisiach, Maria Luisa Rusconi, Giuseppe Vallar

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The effects of vestibular stimulation on somatoparaphrenic delusion were investigated in a patient suffering from a fronto-temporo-parietal infarction located in the right hemisphere. Transitory remission of the patient's delusional belief was consistently observed during unilateral vestibular activation obtained by means of cold-water irrigation of the left (contralesional) ear.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1029-1031
Number of pages3
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 1991

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology


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