Medically unexplained symptom reports are associated with a decreased response to the rubber hand illusion.

@article{Miles2011MedicallyUS,
  title={Medically unexplained symptom reports are associated with a decreased response to the rubber hand illusion.},
  author={Eleanor Miles and Ellen Poliakoff and Richard J. Brown},
  journal={Journal of psychosomatic research},
  year={2011},
  volume={71 4},
  pages={240-4}
}
OBJECTIVE Medically unexplained symptoms (MUS) have been hypothesized to result from a distortion in perception, whereby top-down factors influence the process of body representation. Perceptual illusions provide a novel method of investigating this hypothesis. This study aimed to investigate whether self-reported unexplained symptoms are associated with altered experience of the rubber hand illusion (RHI). METHODS A non-clinical MUS group with high scores on the Somatoform Dissociation… CONTINUE READING