anosognosia for blindness

anosognosia for blindness

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • anosognosia and hallucinations —    The term anosognosia comes from the Greek words a (not), nosos (illness), and gnosis (insight). It translates loosely as lack of knowledge of one s illness . The French neologism anosog nosie was introduced in or shortly before 1914 by the… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • anosognosia — Failure to be aware of a defect or deficit. We normally take it that, for instance, seeing colours and being aware of ourselves as seeing colours go together. In anosognosia a subject may be unable to see colours, but not notice that the capacity …   Philosophy dictionary

  • Anton-Babinski syndrome —    Also known as Anton s syndrome, Anton s symptom, Anton s blindness, anosognosia for blindness, denial of blindness, and visual anosognosia. The eponym Anton Babinski syndrome refers to the Austrian psychiatrist and neurologist Gabriel Anton… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

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