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Title Disorders of volition / edited by Natalie Sebanz and Wolfgang Prinz
Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2006


Description 1 online resource (vii, 493 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Toward a science of volition -- Conceptual foundations -- Conscious volition and mental representation: toward a more fine-grained analysis -- Feeling of doing: deconstructing the phenomenology of agency -- Conscious intention and sense of agency -- Agency in schizophrenia from a control theory viewpoint -- Selectionist model of the ego: implications for self-control -- If-then plans and the intentional control of thoughts, feelings, and actions -- Disorders of volition in schizophrenia -- From volition to agency: the mechanism of action recognition and its failures -- Motivated attention and schizophrenia -- Schizophrenic avolition: implications from functional and structural neuroimaging -- Interpersonal factors in the disorders of volition associated with schizophrenia -- Disorders of volition in depression -- Prefrontal and anterior cingulate contributions to volition in depression -- Action control and its failure in clinical depression: a neurocognitive theory -- Cost of pleasure: effort and cognition in anhedonia and depression -- Disorders of volition in patients with prefrontal lobe damage -- Human ventrolateral frontal cortex and intended action -- Volition and the human prefrontal cortex -- Rostral prefrontal brain regions (area 10): a gateway between inner thought and the external world? -- Disorders of volition in substance abuse -- Broken willpower: impaired mechanisms of decision making and impulse control in substance abusers -- Craving, cognition, and the self-regulation of cigarette smoking -- Dynamic model of the will with an application to alcohol-intoxicated behavior
Summary Philosophers, psychologists, neuroscientists, and psychiatrists examine the will and its pathologies from theoretical and empirical perspectives, offering a conceptual overview and discussing schizophrenia, depression, prefrontal lobe damage, and substanc
COGNITIVE SCIENCES/Psychology/Cognitive Psychology
Notes "A Bradford book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Schizophrenia.
Mental illness.
Mental Disorders
Depressive Disorder
Prefrontal Cortex -- injuries
Substance-Related Disorders
mental disorders.
MEDICAL -- Mental Health.
MEDICAL -- Psychiatry -- General.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Clinical Psychology.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Mental Illness.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Psychopathology -- General.
Mental illness.
Psychische Störung
Psychische stoornissen.
Form Electronic book
Author Sebanz, Natalie.
Prinz, Wolfgang, 1942-
LC no. 2005056188
ISBN 9780262283359