somatosensory hallucination

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  • somatosensory aura —    Also known as somaesthetic aura. The term somatosensory aura comes from the Greek noun soma (body), and the Latin words sensorium (seat of the senses, brain), and aura (wind, smell). It is used to denote a type of * aura consisting of an… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • somatic hallucination —    Also known as somatosensory hallucination. Both terms are indebted to the Greek noun soma, which means body. They are used to denote a hallucination that mimics feelings from inside the body, such as sensations in the belly or the limbs.… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • somaesthetic hallucination —    Also written as somesthetic hallucination. Both terms are indebted to the Greek words soma (body), and aisthanesthai (to notice, to perceive). They are used to denote a hallucination which is experienced in any or several of the somatosensory… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • tactile hallucination —    Also known as tactile phantasma, haptic hallucination, touch hallucination, and hallucination of touch. The term tactile hallucination is indebted to the Latin verb tangere, which means to touch. It refers to a bodily sensation seemingly… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • bodily hallucination —    Also known as body sensation hallucination. Both terms are used interchangeably as umbrella terms for the notions of * tactile hallucination and * somatic hallucination. In other words, both terms refer to a hallucination experienced in the… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • thermal hallucination —    Also referred to as thermic hallucination. Both terms are used to denote a hallucination of temperature. Thermal hallucinations have been reported chiefly in the context of psychotic disorder and somatosensory aura. In both cases the… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

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  • total anaesthesia —    Also known as generalized anaesthesia and systematized anaesthesia. All three terms are indebted to the Greek noun anaisthèsia,which means numbness. They are used to denote a generalized loss or impairment of sensitivity to stimuli in the… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • Out-of-body experience — Artist s depiction of the separation stage of an out of body experience, which often precedes free movement. An out of body experience (OBE or sometimes OOBE) is an experience that typically involves a sensation of floating outside of one s body… …   Wikipedia

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