somatoparaphrenia


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somatoparaphrenia

(sō″mă-tŏ-par″ă-frē′nē-ă) [ somato- + para- + -phrenia]
In patients with unilateral brain damage, the delusion that the side of the body opposite the brain injury does not belong to the patient.
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Body ownership and attention in the mirror: Insights from somatoparaphrenia and the rubber hand illusion.
Fotopoulou, "Body ownership and attention in the mirror: Insights from somatoparaphrenia and the rubber hand illusion," Neuropsychologia, vol.
The neuroanatomy of asomatognosia and somatoparaphrenia. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry.
Somatoparaphrenia is a disorder whereby a patient denies ownership of one of his limbs, and which in rare cases may lead to apotemnophilia, a strong desire for the amputation of a healthy limb (Bayne and Levy, 2005).
Brown J, 2012, "Somatoparaphrenia: Europe's next phase" Forbes 6 May, http://www.forbes.com/sites/joshuabrown/2012/05/06/somatoparaphrenia-europes-next-phase
She did not appear to suffer from anosognosia, somatoparaphrenia, and anosodiaphoria, given that she was very disappointed that her left side did not move after the operation.
Frederique de Vignemont carefully considers recent empirical work suggesting that bodily self-ascriptions are not IEM, including the Rubber Hand Illusion and variants, cases of people suffering from somatoparaphrenia (the delusion that a part of one's body--typically a limb--does not belong to one), and more generally evidence showing that our knowledge of our own bodies is multimodal.