acoustic hallucination

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  • acoustic phantasma —    A term used in the older (i.e. pre Esquirolian) literature to denote what is now commonly called an * auditory hallucination.    References    Müller, J. (1826). Ueber die phantastischen Gesichtserscheinungen. Koblenz: Hölscher …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • auditory hallucination —    Also known as acoustic hallucination, aural hallucination, and hallucination of hearing. Auditory hallucinations are the most prevalent type of hallucinations in adults with or without a history of psychiatric illness. It is estimated that the …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • unilateral auditory hallucination —    Also known as unilateral hallucination. Both terms are indebted to the Latin words unus (one) and latus (side). They are used to denote an auditory hallucination perceived on one side of the head. Pathophysiologically, unilateral auditory… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

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