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Assessing disorders of awareness and representation of body parts

Carlo Semenza

in The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

Second edition

Published in print April 2010 | ISBN: 9780199234110
Published online September 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191594250 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234110.003.12
 Assessing disorders of awareness and representation of body parts

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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.

Keywords: autotopagnosia; alien hand syndrome; altered muscular proprioception; phantom limb; eating disorders

Chapter.  9052 words. 

Subjects: Neuropsychology

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