Unawareness in schizophrenia: Neuropsychological and neuroanatomical findings

@article{Pia2006UnawarenessIS,
  title={Unawareness in schizophrenia: Neuropsychological and neuroanatomical findings},
  author={Lorenzo Pia and Marco Tamietto},
  journal={Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences},
  year={2006},
  volume={60}
}
  • L. PiaM. Tamietto
  • Published 1 October 2006
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences
Abstract  The lack of insight in schizophrenia has so far been interpreted as a primary symptom of the illness, namely a defensive mechanism rather than a neurologically‐based condition. However, recent findings have emphasized its relationship with damage to specific brain areas as well as the domain specificity in which it may occur. This supports a neuropsychological interpretation of the lack of insight in schizophrenia. The present article reviews the foregoing data, and takes into account… 

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