Gianluca Saetta, Jürgen Hänggi, Martina Gandola, Laura Zapparoli, Gerardo Salvato, Manuela Berlingeri, Maurizio Sberna, Eraldo Paulesu, Gabriella Bottini, Peter Brugger

Results and Discussion

Human beings commonly experience their bodily self as lying within clearly circumscribed borders defined by biological and societal norms. Paradoxically, in persons with body integrity dysphoria (BID), the desired amputation would make those concerned with the condition “feel more complete” and those having reached an amputated state only regret not having realized it earlier [

Body integrity identity disorder (BIID): how satisfied are successful wannabes.