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Table 5 Current and proposed dimensions of insight

From: Insight, psychopathology, explanatory models and outcome of schizophrenia in India: a prospective 5-year cohort study

Current dimensions of insight[4] Proposed dimensions of insight[14, 54]
Ability to re-label psychotic experience as abnormal Ability to re-label psychotic experience as abnormal
Awareness of mental illness Change is attributed to and corresponds with local beliefs for illness. This can include the simultaneous use of multiple and contradictory explanations.
Seek medical treatment Acknowledge the need for restitution and seek available intervention/treatment. This can include the concurrent or sequential use of diverse interventions from varied facilities offering cure and healing.