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interoceptor

[‚in·tə·rō′sep·tər]
(physiology)
A sense receptor located in visceral organs and yielding diffuse sensations.
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Interoceptive hypersensitivity and interoceptive exposure in patients with panic disorder: specificity and effectiveness.
The main scales are the drive for thinness (7 items), the bulimia (8 items) and body dissatisfaction subscales (10 items), the remaining subscales are: low self-esteem (6 items) emotional dysregulation (8 item), perfectionism (6 items), asceticism (7 items) and interoceptive deficits (9 items) maturity fear (8 items), interpersonal insecurity (7 items), personal alienation (7 items) and interpersonal alienation (7 items).
31) Consistent with the unified body representation approach, the posterior parietal cortex has strong connections with the insular cortex, which, among several other functions and together with the brainstem, plays an important role in interoceptive awareness, homeostasis, and autonomic regulation.
Interoceptive awareness (IA) is defined as the ability to accurately perceive interoceptive processes, which comprise receiving, processing, and integrating body-relevant signals, together with external stimuli.
The scheme of semiosis of perception here proposed is an attempt of sketching a possible global architecture of cognition, describing perception as a syncretic content resulting of the exteroceptive, proprioceptive and interoceptive instances.
Regarding the perceived utility of each one of the main UP strategies, the participants reported that the strategy that helped them the least was interoceptive exposure (mean score of 4.
The observable unconscious and the inferable conscious in current Soviet psychophysiology: Interoceptive conditioning, semantic conditioning, and the orienting reflex.
Table CBT approaches adapted for specific anxiety disorders Diagnosis CBT approach Key features Panic disorder Panic control Interoceptive treatment (10) exposure to feared body sensations Obsessive-compulsive Exposure and Exposure to disorder response (11) perceived prevention contaminants and compulsive behavior coping skills Generalized anxiety General CBT Increasing disorder approach (12) tolerance of uncertainty Specific phobia One-session Therapist-assisted treatments in vivo exposure (13) PTSD Prolonged Imaginal exposure exposure to trauma memories; therapy (14) in vivo exposure to avoided situations PTSD Cognitive Written exposure to processing trauma memory; therapy" cognitive restructuring CBT cognitive-behavioral therapy; PTSD: posttraumatic stress disorder
Miranda was then introduced to interoceptive exposure and its purpose of eliciting the sensations that Miranda feared so she could use the strategies she had learnt in the previous sessions including relaxation, deep breathing, and cognitive restructuring, to reduce the sensations and the associated anxiety.
Evidence that mindfulness improves interoceptive ability supports this possibility (Silverstein, Brown, Roth, & Britton, 2011).