Body Integrity Identity Disorder: From A Psychological to A Neurological Syndrome

  title={Body Integrity Identity Disorder: From A Psychological to A Neurological Syndrome},
  author={Anna Sedda},
  journal={Neuropsychology Review},
Body Integrity Identity Disorder (BIID) is a condition in which individuals experience an intense desire for amputation of an healthy limb. Recently, McGeoch and colleagues provided the first direct evidence that this syndrome may be neurological rather than psychological in its origin. However, before including BIID in body ownership disorders, several concerns should be clarified, exploring other components of body representation and not only somatosensory perception. 
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