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A specialized sensory nerve receptor that receives and responds to stimuli originating from within the body.

in′ter·o·cep′tive adj.
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Adj.1.interoceptive - of or relating to interoception
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Environmental factors themselves do not need to be external to the body, as tong as they are sensorial stimuli (proprioceptive and interoceptive stimuli are, in general, inside the body).
Bundling the continuous flow of interoceptive information into distinct categories such as pain or pleasure can facilitate perception and coping.
Albers explains the classic Heartbeat Test which scientists have been using for many years to determine a person's degree of interoceptive awareness.
Evidence that mindfulness improves interoceptive ability supports this possibility (Silverstein, Brown, Roth, & Britton, 2011).
Whereas in proficiency training the goal is fluent performance of overt behavior and instruction in covert observation and discrimination of interoceptive, proprioceptive, kinesthetic stimuli produced by performance of overt relaxed or unrelaxed behavior.
The effects of repeated corticosterone exposure on the interoceptive effects of alcohol in rats.
Again, they found amygdala, visual cortex, and interoceptive cortex activity went up with increased vividness.
Clinical, Psychopathological and Personality Correlates of Interoceptive Awareness in Anorexia nervosa, Bulimia nervosa and Obesity.
Alcoholic beverages are often detected by subtle taste and olfactory cues, as well as other factors such as the mouthfeel of the beverage (Ross and Weller, 2008) and interoceptive intoxication cues that appear after ingestion (Williams et al.
The treatment was originally designed to be given in 12 sessions focusing on education and attitudes about chronic pain and PTSD, cognitive interventions, relaxation, avoidance issues, interoceptive exposure, and other elements focusing on anger control, safety, trust, and relapse prevention.
They explain how to recognize avoidance, the benefits of improved emotion regulation, and treatments such as values in action, mindfulness and awareness, defusing the situation, cognitive flexibility training, self-soothing, doing the opposite, interpersonal effectiveness, and imagery-based, interoceptive, and situational emotion exposure, ending with a chapter on relapse prevention.