State of belief, subjective certainty and bliss as a product of cortical dysfunction

@article{Picard2013StateOB,
  title={State of belief, subjective certainty and bliss as a product of cortical dysfunction},
  author={F. Picard},
  journal={Cortex},
  year={2013},
  volume={49},
  pages={2494-2500}
}
  • F. Picard
  • Published 2013
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Cortex
INTRODUCTION Ecstatic seizures are focal epileptic seizures which are fascinating from a phenotypical point of view as they include intense positive affect, feelings of heightened self-awareness and enhanced well-being. They have been previously suggested to arise in the anterior insular cortex, although strong arguments are still lacking. METHODS We describe the cases of two new patients with ecstatic seizures. Their evaluation included a careful history, encouraging the patient to provide… Expand
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