Psychopathology of the Bodily Self and the Brain: The Case of Schizophrenia

@article{Gallese2014PsychopathologyOT,
  title={Psychopathology of the Bodily Self and the Brain: The Case of Schizophrenia},
  author={Vittorio Gallese and Francesca Ferri},
  journal={Psychopathology},
  year={2014},
  volume={47},
  pages={357 - 364}
}
In the present paper, we review the recent empirical evidence on the neurobiological basis of a minimal notion of the self, the bodily self. We show the relationship between the body, its motor potentialities and the notion of minimal self. We argue that this approach can shed new light onto self-disturbances and social deficits characterizing schizophrenia. We discuss our approach with other views on the neural correlates of self-disturbances in schizophrenia and propose that cognitive… 
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