religious hallucination
   A term used to denote a hallucination which either contains religious symbols or is associated with religious beliefs. See also the entries Ictal religious experience, Interictal religious experience, and Postictal religious experience.
   References
   Goodman, F.D., Henney, J.H., Pressel, E. (1982). Trance, healing, and hallucination. Three field studies in religious experience. Malabar, FL: Robert E. Krieger Publishing Company.
   Weinstein, E.A. (1962). Social aspects ofhallu-cinations.In: Hallucinations. Edited by West, L.J. New York, NY: Grune & Stratton.

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