[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Citations 0
March 2008

The Consciousness Dilemma: Feel or Feel of Feeling?

Arch Neurol. 2008;65(3):418. doi:10.1001/archneur.65.3.418-a

We would like to comment on the work by Owen et al1 on the usefulness of functional magnetic resonance imaging to detect covert awareness in the vegetative state. Functional neuroimaging techniques can provide substantial contributions to a better understanding of the complex pathophysiology of disorders of consciousness. In the article, Owen and colleagues suggest that functional magnetic resonance imaging provides a new means for detecting conscious awareness when a standard clinical approach is unable to provide that information.

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview