- unilateral hallucination
- The term unilateral hallucination is indebted to the Latin words unus (one) and latus (side). It is used to denote a type of hallucination experienced on one side of the body. The term applies to * auditory, * visual, and * tactile hallucinations, but in the literature it is mostly used as a synonym for *unilateral auditory hallucination.ReferencesBlom, J.D., Sommer, I.E.C. (2009). Auditory hallucinations. Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology (in press).Parish, E. (1897). Hallucinations and illusions. A study ofthe fallacies ofperception. London: Walter Scott.
Dictionary of Hallucinations. J.D. Blom. 2010.
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