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.




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