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NYS. 2016; 54(2): 25-29

The Concept of Insight in Psychiatric Disorders: A Review

Nurhan Fıstıkçı, Ali Keyvan, Ender Cesur.

The concept of insight includes several components. Insight impairment is often a constant feature for psychotic disorders. Lack of insight can be described as a denial mechanism, neurocognitive deficit or just a symptom. Despite numerous researches, insight in psychiatric disorders is not adequately dealt. This review aims to summarize the studies performed on the concept of insight in different psychiatric disorders.

Key words: Insight, Psychiatric Disorders, Diagnosis

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