command hallucination

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • visual command hallucination —    A term used to denote a visual text hallucination consisting of written letters or words that convey an incentive or command.    References    ffytche, D.H., Lappin, J.M., Philpot, M. (2004). Visual command hallucinations in a patient with… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • Hallucination — For other uses, see Hallucination (disambiguation). Hallucination Classification and external resources My eyes at the moment of the apparitions by August Natterer …   Wikipedia

  • hallucination — The apparent, often strong subjective perception of an object or event when no such stimulus or situation is present; may be visual, auditory, olfactory, gustatory, or …   Medical dictionary

  • imperative hallucination —    Also known as command hallucination. The term imperative hallucination is indebted to the Latin verb imperare, which means to command. It is used to denote a variant of the verbal auditory hallucination, the content of which involves an… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • visual verbal hallucination —    Also known as logopsia, graphic hallucination, graphic speech hallucination, and visual speech hallucination. The French term hallucination verbale visuelle (i.e. visual verbal hallucination) was introduced in or shortly before 1888 by the… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • auditory hallucination —    Also known as acoustic hallucination, aural hallucination, and hallucination of hearing. Auditory hallucinations are the most prevalent type of hallucinations in adults with or without a history of psychiatric illness. It is estimated that the …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • orthographic hallucination —    The term orthographic hallucination is indebted to the Greek words orthos (straight) and graphein (to draw, to write, to etch, to paint). It translates loosely as a hallucination involving letters and spelling . The term is used to denote a… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • visual text hallucination —    A term used to denote a *visual hallucination consisting of written letters or words. When these letters or words convey an incentive or command, they are referred to as * visual command hallucinations. Visual text hallucinations can be… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • verbal auditory hallucination — (VAH)    Also known as auditory verbal hallucination, voice hallucination, phoneme, hallucinated speech, and voices . All five terms are used to denote a subclass of the group of *auditory hallucinations, the content of which is verbal in nature …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • classification of hallucinations —    Hallucinations are classified in a multitude of ways. As in all classifications, the resulting arrangements are subordinate to the purpose of the classification at hand, and to the guiding principles involved. An implicit purpose of… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

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