W-nightmare hallucination


W-nightmare hallucination

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • waking-nightmare hallucination —    Also known as w nightmare hallucination and nightmare. The term waking nightmare hallucination was proposed in or shortly before 2003 by the Canadian psychologist and sleep researcher James Allan Cheyne to denote a *hypnagogic or * hypnopompic …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • hallucination — *delusion, mirage, illusion Analogous words: *apparition, phantasm, phantom, wraith: fantasy, *fancy, vision, dream, nightmare …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • nightmare — dream, vision, *fancy, fantasy, phantasy, phantasm, daydream Analogous words: *delusion, hallucination, illusion: threatening or threat, menacing or menace (see corresponding verbs at THREATEN) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • nightmare — [n] bad dream or experience dream, fancy, fantasy, hallucination, horror, illusion, incubus, ordeal, phantasm, succubus, torment, trial, tribulation, vision; concepts 315,674 Ant. daymare …   New thesaurus

  • nightmare — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. bad dream, hallucination; cauchemar; incubus, succubus, demon, night hag; terror, fright, daymare. See fear, imagination. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A dream] Syn. bad dream, horror, incubus; see dream 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • vestibular-motor hallucination —    The term vestibular motor hallucination is indebted to the Latin words vestibulum (forecourt, entrance hall) and motio (movement). It is used to denote a cluster of spatial, temporal, and orientational *hallucinoid experiences that may occur… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • closed-eye hallucination —    Also known as closed eye visual hallucination and closed eye visualization. All three terms are used to denote a type of *visual hallucination experienced exclusively when the eyes are closed or when there is perfect darkness around. Some… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • panoramic hallucination —    Also known as a scenic hallucination and holocampine hallucination. All three terms are used to denote a *compound hallucination in which the entire sensory input is replaced by hallucinatory percepts, thus giving rise to a totally different… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • An Insomniac's Nightmare — Infobox Film name = An Insomniac s Nightmare caption = director = Tess Nanavati producer = Tess Nanavati writer = Tess Nanavati narrator = starring = Dominic Monaghan Daniel Burke Ellen Sachs Alex Scelso music = Robert Solberg cinematography =… …   Wikipedia

  • fantasy — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Whimsical imagination] Syn. reverie, daydream, flight of fancy, escape; see fancy 2 . 2. [Whimsical or fantastic creation] Syn. vision, phantasm, invention, illusion, air castle, extravaganza, castle in Spain, flight,… …   English dictionary for students


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