Postural control and body awareness in mental disorders. Topic review
Revista Criterios - 30 (1) January-Juny 2023 Rev. Criterios - pp. 82-91
ISSN: 0121-8670, ISSN Electrónico: 2256-1161
Universidad Mariana, San Juan de Pasto, Nariño, Colombia.
Mayra Valeria Escobar Insuasti
Rosa Helena Eraso Angulo
Valentina Piedrahita Calderón
Karen Soa Arévalo Carrillo
Lizeth Natalia Inca Rodríguez
Principal Author. Neurorehabilitation Specialist, Universidad Autónoma de Manizales. Teacher at Universidad Mariana, Nariño, Colombia.
Specialist in Physical Therapy Intervention in Orthopedics and Traumatology, Universidad Autónoma de Manizales; Master in
Epidemiology, Universidad CES de Medellín. Teacher at Universidad Mariana, Nariño, Colombia. Member of the CINESIA group.
Physiotherapist. Nariño, Colombia.
Physiotherapist. Nariño, Colombia.
Physiotherapist. Nariño, Colombia
Postural control and body awareness in
mental disorders. Topic review
Mayra Valeria Escobar Insuasti
Rosa Helena Eraso Angulo
Valentina Piedrahita Calderón
Karen Sofía Arévalo Carrillo
Lizeth Natalia Inca Rodríguez
To reference this article / Cómo citar este artículo / Para citar
este artigo: Escobar-Insuasti, M. V., Eraso-Angulo, R. H., Piedrahita-
Calderón, V., Arévalo-Carrillo, K. S., & Inca-Rodríguez, L. N. (2023).
Postural control and body awareness in mental disorders. Topic
review. Revista Criterios, 30(1), 82-91.
Reception date: April 25, 2022
Review date: May 27, 2022
Approval date: June 28, 2022
generates alterations in the control of movement and corporal conscience from
the lived, perceived, and represented body. Mental functions are recognized as
essential pillars for the development of the human motor system. Objective:
To evidence the relationship that exists between postural control alterations
and body awareness with mental pathologies, described from Physiology
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from the search for information related to terms in Spanish and English.
Results:         
exposed information allowed us to describe the altered physiological processes
in the central nervous system, mental disorders, body awareness, involvement
of psychopharmacology, and considerations regarding the theories on the mind-
body relationship. Conclusions: Although the literature recognizes the body-
mind duality, its importance within human body movement, and the alterations
Keywords: Mental health; postural balance; mental disorders; proprioception
and interoception.
Keywords: mental health, postural balance, mental disorders, proprioception, interoception.