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Confabulation, delusion, and anosognosia: motivational factors and false claims

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False claims are a key feature of confabulation, delusion, and anosognosia. In this paper we consider the role of motivational factors in such claims. We review motivational accounts of each symptom and consider the evidence adduced in support of these accounts. In our view the evidence is strongly suggestive of a role for motivational factors in each domain. Before concluding, we widen the focus by outlining a tentative general taxonomy of false claims, including false claims that o...

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10.1080/13546800903374871

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Institution:
"University of Zürich", "University of Oxford"
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Anthropology and Museum Ethnography,School of - Anthropology and Mind,Centre for
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The New School, New York, USA
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Department of Psychology
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Ryan McKay
Publisher:
Psychology Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Cognitive Neuropsychiatry Journal website
Volume:
15
Issue:
1-3
Pages:
288-318
Publication date:
2010-01-01
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1464-0619
ISSN:
1354-6805
URN:
uuid:80675caf-e232-4734-9525-de1eb7576490
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ora:4525
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English
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