From the body’s viscera to the body’s image: Is there a link between interoception and body image concerns?

@article{Badoud2017FromTB,
  title={From the body’s viscera to the body’s image: Is there a link between interoception and body image concerns?},
  author={Deborah Badoud and Manos Tsakiris},
  journal={Neuroscience \& Biobehavioral Reviews},
  year={2017},
  volume={77},
  pages={237-246}
}
HighlightsRecent behavioural and neuroimaging data suggest a link between interoception and body‐image.Lower levels of interoceptive accuracy and interoceptive awareness may contribute to body‐image concerns.These data can be interpreted in a predictive coding model to understand how interoception might influence the formation of one's body image. ABSTRACT Interoception, the sense of the physiological condition of the body originating from within its internal organs, and body image, namely the… 
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