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Conduites spéculaires dans les démences : les multiples signes du miroir

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Ghika, Joseph
Diéguez, Sebastian
Demonet, Jean-François
Published in Revue médicale suisse. 2013, vol. 9, no. 406, p. 2095-9
Abstract Mirror behaviors in advanced dementia are: the mirror sign of Abely and Delmas, where the patient stares at his face (environment-driven behavior of Lhermitte); non recognition of the self in the mirror (autoprosopagnosia and/or delirious auto-Capgras); mirror agnosia of Ramachandran and Binkofski where the patient do not understand the concept of mirror and its use; the psychovisual reflex, or reflex pursuit of the eyes when passively moving a minrror in front of a patient (intact vision); mirror writing (procedural learning). We describe four demented patients with mirror behaviors assessing brain mechanisms of self recognition, social brain and mental and visuo-spatial manipulation of images and objects.
Keywords AgedAged, 80 and overAgnosia/etiologyDementia/physiopathologyFemaleHumansMaleRecognition (Psychology)Self ConceptSpace PerceptionVisual Perception
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Research group Neuropsychologie et neurologie comportementale (951)
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GHIKA, Joseph et al. Conduites spéculaires dans les démences : les multiples signes du miroir. In: Revue médicale suisse, 2013, vol. 9, n° 406, p. 2095-9. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:42710

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