Interoceptive Awareness – the Science


*denotes notable paper

Ainley V & Tsakiris M (2013). Body Conscious? Interoceptive Awareness, Measured by Heartbeat Perception, Is Negatively Correlated with Self-Objectification. PLOS One. 8(2): e55568. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0055568

*Craig, AD (2009). How do you feel — now? The anterior insula and human awareness. Nature Reviews Neuroscience. 10:59.

A.D. (Bud) Craig (2015). How Do You Feel? An Interoceptive Moment with Your Neurobiolgical Self. Princeton University Press: Princeton, NJ.

Craske MG, Wolitzky-Taylor KB, Labus J et al. (2011). A cognitive-behavioral treatment for irritable bowel syndrome using interoceptive exposure to visceral sensations. Behav Res Ther. Jun; 49(6-7): 413–421.

Herbert BM, Muth ER, Pollatos O, Herbert C (2012) Interoception across Modalities: On the Relationship between Cardiac Awareness and the Sensitivity for Gastric Functions. PLoS ONE 7(5): e36646. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0036646.

*Herbert, B., J. Blechert, M. Hautzinger, E. Matthias, C. Herbert. (2013). Intuitive eating is associated with interoceptive sensitivity. Effects on body mass index. Appetite 70:22–30.

Jenkinson PM, Taylor L, Laws KR (2018). Self-reported interoceptive deficits in eating disorders: A meta-analysis of studies using the eating disorder inventory. Journal of Psychosomatic Research 110 (2018) 38.

*Kjalsa S, Adolph R, Oliver G et al. (2018). Interoception and Mental Health: A Roadmap. Biological Psychiatry:CNNI.

*Mehling WE, Acree M, Stewart A. et al. (2018). The Multidimensional assessment of interoceptive awareness, version 2 (MAIA-2). PLOS ONE. May (9): 798.

Mehling WE, Chesney,MA, Metzler TJ, et al.(2017). A 12-week integrative exercise program improves self-reported mindfulness and interoceptive awareness in war veterans with posttraumatic stress symptoms. J. Clin. Psychol.1–12.

*Nummenmaa L, Hari R , Hietanen JK et al. (2018). Maps of subjective feelings. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 11;115(37):9198-9203. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1807390115.

Oswald, A., Chapman, J., and Wilson, C. 2017. Do interoceptive awareness and interoceptive responsiveness mediate the relationship between body appreciation and intuitive eating in young women? Appetite 109:66-72. PMID:27866989

*Price CJ and Hooven (2018). Interoceptive awareness skills for emotion regulation: Theory and approach of mindful awareness in body-oriented therapy (MABT). Frontiers in Psych. May (9): 798.

Zamariola G, Cardini F, Mian E et al. (2017). Can you feel the body that you see? On the relationship between interoceptive accuracy and body image. Body Image. Mar;20:130- 136. doi: 10.1016/j.bodyim.2017.01.005

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