hallucination of the senses


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

  • 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

  • hallucination — hallucinational, hallucinative /heuh looh seuh nay tiv, neuh tiv/, adj. /heuh looh seuh nay sheuhn/, n. 1. a sensory experience of something that does not exist outside the mind, caused by various physical and mental disorders, or by reaction to… …   Universalium

  • 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

  • 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 — /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

  • hallucination — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. phantasm, phantom, mirage; fancy, delusion, chimera, illusion; deception. See error, imagination. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. illusion, phantasm, mirage, delusion; see dream , illusion 1 . See Synonym… …   English dictionary for students


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