By George P. Prigatano

The learn of anosognosia has witnessed an extraordinary raise in curiosity during the last twenty years. This has led to a variety of empirical investigations in addition to theoretical writings at the nature of human recognition and the way problems of the mind might effect the person's subjective know-how of a disturbed neurological or neuropsychological functionality. This edited textual content summarizes a few of the advances that experience taken position within the box of anosognosia. It experiences examine findings on anosognosia for hemiplegia following stroke, Anton's syndrome, and various problems during which impaired self-awareness is usual. It additionally offers suggestive guidance for the administration and rehabilitation of individuals who've anosognosia or impaired self-awareness.

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