persistent hallucinosis
   A term used somewhat loosely to denote a hallucinatory state with a protracted or permanent character.
   References
   Yee, L., Korner, A.J., McSwiggan, S., Meares, R.A., Stevenson, J. (2005). Persistent hallucinosis in borderline personality disorder. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 46, 147-154.

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