Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms


Definition: Persistence of a tactile sensation after the disappearance of the stimulus (Schwartz et al., 2005).


Exploration: The presence of palinaesthesia can be established by interviewing the patient.




Schwartz S, Assal F, Valenza N, Seghier ML, Vuilleumier P. Illusory persistence of touch after right parietal damage: neural correlates of tactile awareness. Brain 2005; 128:  277-90.


October 12, 2017