Journal article

The neurophenomenology of early psychosis: An integrative empirical study

B Nelson, S Lavoie, L Gaweda, E Li, LA Sass, D Koren, PD McGorry, BN Jack, J Parnas, A Polari, K Allott, JA Hartman, TJ Whitford

Consciousness and Cognition | ACADEMIC PRESS INC ELSEVIER SCIENCE | Published : 2020


BACKGROUND: The integration of various domains or levels of analysis (clinical, neurobiological, genetic, etc.) has been a challenge in schizophrenia research. A promising approach is to use the core phenomenological features of the disorder as an organising principle for other levels of analysis. Minimal self-disturbance (fragility in implicit first-person perspective, presence and agency) is emerging as a strong candidate to play this role. This approach was adopted in a previously described theoretical neurophenomenological model that proposed that source monitoring deficits and aberrant salience may be neurocognitive/neurobiological processes that correlate with minimal self-disturbance ..

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Awarded by Brain and Behavior Research Foundation (BBRF) Independent Investigator Award

Funding Acknowledgements

This study was supported by a Brain and Behavior Research Foundation (BBRF) Independent Investigator Award (23199) to BN.