medical Definition of anosognosia
- Mrs. M. 's form of anosognosia is even more extreme: she not only flatly denies she is paralyzed, she refuses to admit that the limp limb on the left has anything at all to do with her.
- —James Shreeve, Discover, May 1995
- A prominent feature of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder is anosognosia, a sick person's unawareness that he is sick.
- —Algis Valiunas, New Atlantis, Winter 2009