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  • Writer's pictureMichelle Pugle

Anosognosia: Everything You Need to Know

Anosognosia is a symptom associated with mental health conditions, structural brain lesions, and dementia. Anosognosia is characterized by a person's lack of awareness of their disease or disorder and poor insight into their symptoms and their impact on everyday functioning.

When someone isn’t aware they’re experiencing symptoms, they don’t recognize the need for treatment, leading to worse health outcomes and overall prognosis. 

This article will discuss anosognosia, including its causes, symptoms, and treatment in this overview. Read more in Verywell.


Michelle Pugle, MA

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