asomatognosia


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asomatognosia

[ā‚sōm·ə‚täg′nōzh·ə]
(medicine)
Lacking awareness of paralysis because the brain is damaged.
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Asomatognosia literally means, 'lack of recognition of the body.
One of the interesting aspects of asomatognosia is that, despite the fragmentation of the self, these patients strive to maintain an integrated self and make sense of their experience.