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Title The study of anosognosia / edited by George P. Prigatano
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2010


Description 1 online resource (xvii, 537 pages, 14 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Historical observations relevant to the study of anosognosia / George P. Prigatano -- Anosognosia for hemiplegia and models of motor control : insights from lesional data / Gabriella Bottini [and others] -- Anosognosia for hemiparesis and hemiplegia : disturbed sense of agency and body ownership / Hans-Otto Karnath and Bernhard Baier -- The insular cortex and subjective awareness / A.D. (Bud) Craig -- Anosognosia and anosodiaphoria of weakness / Kenneth M. Heilman and Michal Harciarek -- Anosognosia in aphasia / Andrew Kertesz -- Assessing anosognosia for motor and language impairments / Gianna Cocchini and Sergio Della Sala -- Anosognosia in Huntington's disease / Daniel Tranel, Jane S. Paulsen, and Karen F. Hoth -- Anosognosia and Parkinson's disease / George P. Prigatano, Franziska Maier, and Richard S. Burns -- Anosognosia in Alzheimer's disease : neuroimaging correlates / Sergio E. Starkstein and Brian D. Power -- Anosognosia and Alzheimer's disease : behavioral studies / Alfred W. Kaszniak and Emily C. Edmonds -- Anosognosia and traumatic brain injury / George P. Prigatano -- Anosognosia in schizophrenia and other neuropsychiatric disorders : similarities and differences / James Gilleen, Kathryn Greenwood, and Anthony S. David
Anosognosia and personality change in neurodegenerative disease / Katherine P. Rankin -- Anosognosia and error processing in various clinical disorders / Ian H. Robertson -- Emotional awareness among brain-damaged patients / Ricardo E. Jorge -- Neuroanatomy of impaired body awareness in anosognosia and hysteria : a multicomponent account / Roland Vocat and Patrik Vuilleumier -- Functional imaging of self-appraisal / Sterling C. Johnson and Michele L. Ries -- The behavioral measurement of anosognosia as a multifaceted phenomenon / M. Donata Orfei, Carlo Caltagirone, and Gianfranco Spalletta -- Anton's syndrome and unawareness of partial or complete blindness / George P. Prigatano and Thomas R. Wolf -- A progress report on the study of anosognosia / George P. Prigatano -- Management and rehabilitation of persons with anosognosia and impaired self-awareness / George P. Prigatano and Jeannine Morrone-Strupinsky
Summary The study of anosognosia has witnessed an unprecedented increase in interest over the last 20 years. This has resulted in numerous empirical investigations as well as theoretical writings on the nature of human consciousness and how disorders of the brain may influence the person's subjective awareness of a disturbed neurological or neuropsychological function. This edited text attempts to summarize many of the advances that have taken place in the field of anosognosia. It reviews research findings on anosognosia for hemiplegia following stroke, Anton's syndrome, and a variety of disorders in
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Anosognosia.
Nervous system -- Degeneration -- Rehabilitation
Agnosia -- psychology
Agnosia -- rehabilitation
Neurodegenerative Diseases -- psychology
Neurodegenerative Diseases -- rehabilitation
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Nervous System (incl. Brain)
MEDICAL -- Neurology.
Form Electronic book
Author Prigatano, George P
ISBN 9780199702442