Lhermitte's hallucinosis

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • Peduncular hallucinosis — Peduncular hallucinosis, also known as Lhermitte s peduncular hallucinosis, is a rare neurological syndrome with a relatively rich series of detailed clinical case studies in the medical literature.The French neurologist Jean Lhermitte in 1922… …   Wikipedia

  • Jean Lhermitte — Jacques Jean Lhermitte (January 20, 1877 1959) was a French neurologist and neuropsychiatrist.He was born in Mont Saint Père, Aisne, son of Léon Augustin Lhermitte, a French realist painter. Following his early education at Saint Etienne, he… …   Wikipedia

  • peduncular hallucination —    Also known as peduncular hallucinosis, pedunculopontine hallucinosis, Lhermitte s hallucinosis, Lhermitte syndrome, *brainstem hallucination, and mesencephalic hallucinosis. The eponyms Lhermitte s hallucinosis and Lhermitte syndrome refer to… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • perceptual release theory of hallucinations —    Also referred to as dream intrusion, dual input model, and seepage theory. The term perceptual release theory was introduced in or shortly before 1958 by the American psychiatrist Louis Jolyon West (1924 1999) to denote a hypothetical model… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • musical hallucination —    Also known as musical hallucinosis, auditory Charles Bonnet syndrome, and Oliver Sacks syndrome, after the British neurologist Oliver Wolf Sacks (b. 1933). All four terms are used to denote an *auditory hallucination characterized by songs,… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • lilliputian hallucination —    A term used to denote a hallucination featuring miniature individuals, animals, objects, or fantasy figures. The notion of lilliputian hallucination constitutes the logical and conceptual counterpart of the gulliverian hallucination. Both… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

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