Asaad's definition of illusions
   In 1990 the American psychiatrist Ghazi Asaad defined illusions as follows: "Illusions are defined as false sensory perceptions of real external stimuli that may be misinterpreted and perceived in a distorted way."
   References
   Asaad, G. (1990). Hallucinations in clinical psychiatry. A guide for mental health professionals. New York, NY: Brunner/Mazel.

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