hallucination of the senses

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • delirium of the senses —    The German term Sinnesdelirien (i.e. delirium of the senses) was introduced in or shortly before 1885 by the Russian psychiatrist Victor Kandin sky (1849 1889) to denote a type of illusion commonly designated as intermetamorphosis (i.e.… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • transposition of the senses —    A term used during the era of mesmerism to denote a synaesthesia or extracampine hallucination which is interpreted as an instance of veridical perception by means of other than the usual sense organs. This extraordinary mode of perceiving was …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • reversed conductibility of the sensory pathways —    The name of a classic explanatory model for the mediation of perceptive hallucinations, i.e. hallucinations which are projected outwards and which therefore appear embedded in sense impressions from the external environment. During the late… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • History of the brain — The history of the brain details the development of thoughts, speculations, and ideas as to the function of the central nervous system, over the last five thousand years.Early views on the function of the brain, regarded it to be a form of… …   Wikipedia

  • 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 —    Formerly known as hallucinatio, allucinatio, alucinatio, * alusia, * fallacia, * idolum, and *phantasma. Hallucination can be defined as a percept, experienced by a waking individual, in the absence of an appropriate stimulus from the… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • The Tell-Tale Heart — Infobox Book | name = The Tell Tale Heart title orig = translator = image caption = Illustration by Harry Clarke, 1919. author = Edgar Allan Poe country = United States language = English series = genre = Horror short story published in = The… …   Wikipedia

  • hallucination — A morbid error in one or more of the senses; a perception of objects which do not, in fact, make any impression on the external senses. The basic distinction between an hallucination and a delusion is that the former is a matter of false… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • hallucination — /hal(y)uwsaneyshan/ An apparently real sensory perception (auditory or visual) without any real external stimuli to cause it; commonly experienced by psychotics. It may occur with relation to any of the special senses, e.g. hearing sounds or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • hallucination — /hal(y)uwsaneyshan/ An apparently real sensory perception (auditory or visual) without any real external stimuli to cause it; commonly experienced by psychotics. It may occur with relation to any of the special senses, e.g. hearing sounds or… …   Black's law dictionary

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