Interoceptive abnormalities and suicidality: A systematic review

Dysfunction of interoception (i.e., difficulties sensing the physiological state of one’s own body) is increasingly linked to different mental health disorders and suicidal outcomes. The aim of this study was to systematically review the literature on the association between suicidality and interoception, as well as identify potential confounders and mediators of the relationship. We conducted […]

Diminished responses to bodily threat and blunted interoception in suicide attempters

Psychological theories of suicide suggest that certain traits may reduce aversion to physical threat and increase the probability of transitioning from suicidal ideation to action. Here, we investigated whether blunted sensitivity to bodily signals is associated with suicidal action by comparing individuals with a history of attempted suicide to a matched psychiatric reference sample without […]