Tuesday, 17.09.2019

Out of body experience

Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms

 

Definition: A feeling of floating outside of one’s own body (Blanke and Mohr 2005).

 

Exploration: The presence of the out of body experience can be established by interviewing patient.

 

Reference:

 

Blanke O, Mohr C. Out-of-body experience, heautoscopy, and autoscopic hallucination of neurological origin Implications for neurocognitive mechanisms of corporeal awareness and self-consciousness. Brain Res Brain Res Rev 2005; 50: 184-99.

 

February 1, 2018