- A German term that translates as 'vivid physical awareness' or 'concrete awareness'. The term leibhafte Bewusstheit was used by the German psychiatrist and philosopher Karl Jaspers (1883-1969) to denote what is generally known as " sensed presence. Both terms are synonyms for somaesthetic doppelgänger, somaesthetic phantom double, false proximate awareness, and Anwesenheit.ReferencesBrugger, P., Regard, M., Landis, Th. (1997). Illusory reduplication of one's own body: Phenomenology and classification of auto-scopic phenomena. Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, 2, 19-38.Jaspers, K. (1997). Generalpsychopathology. Volume 1. Translated by Hoenig, J., Hamilton, M.W. Baltimore, MA: Johns Hopkins University Press.
Dictionary of Hallucinations. J.D. Blom. 2010.
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sensed presence — Also known as sense of presence, feeling ofa presence (FOP), idea of a presence, hallucination of presence, false proximate awareness, false bodily awareness, intruder hallucination, somaesthetic phantom double, somaesthetic doppelgänger,… … Dictionary of Hallucinations
vivid physical awareness — The expression vivid physical awareness is a translation of the German term leibhafte Bewusstheit. The latter term was used by the German psychiatrist and philosopher Karl Jaspers (1883 1969) to denote what is generally known as * sensed… … Dictionary of Hallucinations