Semantic Organization of Interoceptive Sensations in Mitral Valve Prolapse Patients

Elena Pervichko, Yury Zinchenko
2013 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
The primary aim of this research is to study a specificity of semantic organization of interoceptive sensations in mitral valve prolapse (MVP) nts with MVP clinical picture We tested 134 MVP patients and 73 healthy subjects. The research suggested that MVP patients differ from healthy individuals in specificity of subjective semantic of interoception. All interoceptive vocabularies of MVP patients exceeded vocabularies of healthy individuals in terms of size. nd more metaphoric way of
more » ... ive experience description, that proves the determination of semantic organization of interoceptive feelings in patients by their emotive experience. All described characteristics are more intense in patients with anxiety disorder.
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.08.587 fatcat:p4twtw7ct5dcdm3xiqiaq37nhi