ACROAGNOSIA By N., Sam M.S. - 4 noun. Absence of awareness of an appendage. Persons with this ailment do not sense their appendage even while they can see their arm, leg, etc. ACROAGNOSIA: "It was as if her entire arm was completely numb and while she could see her arm, she could not feel it's presence- the doctor diagnosed her with acroagnosia." Related Psychology Terms SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) LYSERGIC ACID (LSD) Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population Dissociative Identity Disorder PMDD: Can It Be Cured? SOCIAL NORM (Group Norms) Selecting a Diagnosis HALLUCINATION ARISTOTLE (384-322 B.C.) SENSITIVITY DISTURBANCES Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ACROAGNOSIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/acroagnosia/ (accessed July 4, 2022).