Monthly Archives: November 2011

Movement Therapies May Aid Those with Schizophrenia

Interesting post from Psych Central:

A study using a procedure called the “rubber hand illusion” has found new evidence that people experiencing schizophrenia have a weakened sense of body ownership.

It has also produced the first documented case of a spontaneous, out-of-body experience in the laboratory.

These findings suggest that movement therapy, which trains people to be focused and centered on their own bodies, including some forms of yoga and dance, could be helpful for many of the 2.2 million people in the United States who suffer from schizophrenia.

Movement Therapies May Aid Those with Schizophrenia