Disturbances in Body Ownership in Schizophrenia: Evidence from the Rubber Hand Illusion and Case Study of a Spontaneous Out-of-Body Experience

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Thakkar, Katharine N.; Nichols, Heathman S.; McIntosh, Lindsey G.; Park, Sohee;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 6,issue 10 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0027089, pmc: PMC3205058
  • Subject: Sensory Perception | Clinical Psychology | Social and Behavioral Sciences | Research Article | Biology | Neuroscience | Mental Health | Neuropsychology | Medicine | Psychoses | Psychiatry | Schizophrenia | Q | R | Psychology | Science

Background A weakened sense of self may contribute to psychotic experiences. Body ownership, one component of self-awareness, can be studied with the rubber hand illusion (RHI). Watching a rubber hand being stroked while one's unseen hand is stroked synchronously can le... View more
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