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Eissler, K.R. (1945). Psychogenic Body Image Disturbances Associated with Psychogenic Aphasis and Agnosa: Harry A. Teitelbaum. J. Nerv. and Ment. Dis., XCIII, 1941, pp. 581–612.. Psychoanal Q., 14:139-140.
    
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(1945). Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 14:139-140

Psychogenic Body Image Disturbances Associated with Psychogenic Aphasis and Agnosa: Harry A. Teitelbaum. J. Nerv. and Ment. Dis., XCIII, 1941, pp. 581–612.

Kurt R. Eissler

Two clinical cases of psychogenic disturbance of the body image associated with agnosia and aphasia are reported. One of the patients suffered from various neurological symptoms resulting from luetic brain disease. The course of the aphasic symptoms, however, convinced the author of their psychogenic nature. In

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four cases successfully treated with hypnosis for psychogenic amnesia, the suggestion was given to forget everything about the body. Examination revealed that together with the resulting disturbance in body recognition there developed a wealth of associated disturbances similar to those encountered in patients afflicted with organic lesions. These associated disturbances, such as disturbance of right and left differentiation, calculation, recognition of objects etc., showed great individual variability.

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Article Citation

Eissler, K.R. (1945). Psychogenic Body Image Disturbances Associated with Psychogenic Aphasis and Agnosa. Psychoanal. Q., 14:139-140

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