The frequency, clinical correlates, and mechanism of anosognosia after stroke.

@article{Starkstein2010TheFC,
  title={The frequency, clinical correlates, and mechanism of anosognosia after stroke.},
  author={Sergio E. Starkstein and Ricardo E. Jorge and Robert G. Robinson},
  journal={Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne de psychiatrie},
  year={2010},
  volume={55 6},
  pages={355-61}
}
OBJECTIVE To review the frequency, clinical correlates, and mechanism of anosognosia after stroke. METHODS We searched the most recent relevant literature on anosognosia after stroke and carried out a critical analysis of the main findings. RESULTS Anosognosia is present in about 10% of acute stroke patients and its diagnosis is relatively simple. Nevertheless, a valid and reliable standardization of diagnostic instruments and criteria for research purposes is more difficult to achieve… CONTINUE READING