Depersonalization: A selective impairment of self-awareness

@article{Sierra2011DepersonalizationAS,
  title={Depersonalization: A selective impairment of self-awareness},
  author={Mauricio Sierra and Anthony S. David},
  journal={Consciousness and Cognition},
  year={2011},
  volume={20},
  pages={99-108}
}
  • M. Sierra, A. David
  • Published 1 March 2011
  • Psychology, Biology
  • Consciousness and Cognition
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