Lhermitte's definition of illusions
   In 1951 the French psychiatrist Jean Lhermitte (1877-1959) defined "illusions as follows: "The illusion. This one is no longer a perception without material backup, without object, it is a deformed perception."
   References
   Lhermitte, J. (1951). Les hallucinations. Clinique et physiopathologie. Paris: G. Doin.

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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