Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Comparative Neuropsychology$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

A. David Milner

Print publication date: 1998

Print ISBN-13: 9780198524113

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524113.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use (for details see www.oxfordscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 17 June 2019

Perspectives on visuospatial neglect

Perspectives on visuospatial neglect

Chapter:
(p.213) 12 Perspectives on visuospatial neglect
Source:
Comparative Neuropsychology
Author(s):

Monika Harvey

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524113.003.0012

Among the behavioural disorders found in patients with hemispheric dysfunction, unilateral visual neglect is one of the most striking. The symptoms, although many and various, always include a tendency to ignore objects and parts of objects on the left (i.e. contralesional) side of the patient's egocentric space. In its most extreme forms, a patient may deny that the involved limbs are his own and object to their presence in his hospital bed. Other patients may fail to shave or dress the neglected side.

Keywords:   visuospatial neglect, behavioural disorders, hemispheric dysfunction, egocentric space, limbs

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .