Anosognosia

The Representation of Objects in Apraxia: From Action Execution to Error Awareness

10 febbraio 2016
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Authors Loredana Canzano, Michele Scandola, Valeria Gobbetto, Giuseppe Moretto, Daniela D’Imperio and Valentina Moro Abstract Apraxia is a well-known syndrome characterized by the sufferer’s inability to perform routine gestures. In an attempt to understand the syndrome better, various different theories have been developed and a number of classifications of different subtypes have been proposed....

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Next Seminar: “Perspectives of the Self: Multisensory and Sensorimotor Integration in Anosognosia for Hemiplegia and Related Disorders”

20 gennaio 2016
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The seminar will be held Wednesday 27 January at the Lorenzi Room, at the Department of Philosophy, Education and Psycholody at the University of Verona. The speaker will be professor Aikaterini Fotopoulou, member of the Psychoanalysis Unit Research at the Departement of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College of London

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Permanent seminar on Neuropsychology: Anosognosia in Vascular and Dementia Patients

31 marzo 2015
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Next seminar on Neuropsychology will be held the 27th of April, at 2.00 pm. The topic will be: Anosognosia in Vascular and Dementia Patients.

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The Italian Validation of the Anosognosia Questionnaire for Dementia in Alzheimer’s Disease

2 febbraio 2015
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Authors Gambina G, Valbusa V, Corsi N, Ferrari F, Sala F, Broggio E, Condoleo MT,  Surdo V, Errera P, Cagnin AC, Moretto G, Moro V Abstract Although the Anosognosia Questionnaire-Dementia (AQ-D) is one of the main instruments for assessing Awareness in Alzheimer’s Disease, the normative data were until now limited to  people from Argentina...

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Error-based training and emergent awareness in anosognosia for hemiplegia

26 agosto 2014
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Authors Moro V, Scandola M, Bulgarelli C, Avesani R, Fotopoulou A. Abstract Residual forms of awareness have recently been demonstrated in subjects affected by anosognosia for hemiplegia, but their potential effects in recovery of awareness remain to date unexplored. Emergent awareness refers to a specific facet of motor unawareness in which anosognosic subjects recognise their motor deficits only...

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Another perspective on anosognosia: Self-observation in video replay improves motor awareness.

2 giugno 2014
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Authors Besharati S, Kopelman M, Avesani R, Moro V, Fotopoulou AK. Abstract Anosognosia for hemiplegia (AHP), or unawareness of motor deficits contralateral to a brain lesion, has lasting negative implications for the management and rehabilitation of patients. A recent, bedside psychophysical intervention, namely self-observation by video replay, lead to a lasting remission of severe...

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The interaction between implicit and explicit awareness in anosognosia: emergent awareness.

15 maggio 2014
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Authors Moro V. Abstract The dissociation between implicit and explicit forms of awareness has been described in various neurological diseases. The way in which these forms of awareness integrate in order to permit the necessary unitary experience of self remains unclear. Here, the hypothesis that a form of emergent awareness (i.e., the emergence of...

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Scientific Conference – Joint meeting of the FESN (Federation of European Societies of Neuropsychology) and the GNP (German Society of Neuropsychology) from September 12-14, 2013 in Berlin, Germany

1 settembre 2013
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The FENS meetings are the most important conferences concerning Neuropsychology in Europe. This year one of the major topics of lectures and symposia will be the integration of experimental approaches and clinical application in Neuropsychology. The director of the NPSY-Lab.VR, dr. Valentina Moro, will be present with a speech concerning anosognosia titled “How many...

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Scientific Conference – “La complessità in riabilitazione”

8 novembre 2012
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Scientific conference organized by SIMFER Veneto, “Sacro Cuore – Don Calabria” Hospital and University of Verona with the purpose to discuss the complexity of rehabilitation, starting from the rehabilitiation of visual perception to motor rehabilitation. Our group will be present with a talk about  a rehabilitation for prosopoagnosia. “La complessità in riabilitazione” – Friday,...

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Phenomenology and neural correlates of implicit and emergent motor awareness in patients with anosognosia for hemiplegia.

7 settembre 2012
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Authors Moro V, Pernigo S, Zapparoli P, Cordioli Z, Aglioti SM. Abstract Anosognosia for hemiplegia (AH) is characterized by a lack of awareness of motor disorders and appears associated with fronto-temporal-parietal damage. Neuropsychological evidence indicates that behavioral indices of residual forms of motor awareness may co-exist with explicit denial of impairment. Here we explore whether the attempt by...

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The VR Pain Scale Validation

We are validating a new pain scale which discriminates among muscolo-skeletal, neuropathic and visceral pain in spinal cord injury patients.

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Books and Monographs

Il test di coordinazione motoria di Charlop-Atwell: la standardizzazione italiana.
Colella R, Quadri G, Boscaini F, Moro V, Albaret JM, 2014

Tornare a scuola dopo una grave cerebrolesione Moro Valentina, Rodolfi Chiara, 2012

La plasticità cerebrale. Alle radici del cambiamento
Moro Valentina, Filippi Barbara, 2010

L'agire educativo nella riabilitazione neuropsicologica
Moro Valentina, 2005

Valentina Moro and Riccardo Sartori are directors for the SEID editor of the series "Strumenti in Psicologia, Educazione e Formazione" [Tools in Psychology, Education and Training].
The purpose of this series is to publish materials and tools for the intervention and evaluation in:

  • Psychology
  • Education
  • Training
  • Psychomotricity