hallucination proper

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • 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 psychonome —    Also referred to as hallucination normale or normal hallucination . The French term hallucination psychonome is indebted to the Greek words psuchè (life breath, spirit, soul, mind), and nomos (law). It translates loosely as hallucination in… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • psychotic-like hallucination —    The term psychotic like hallucination is indebted to the medical Latin term * psychosis, which in turn stems from the Greek noun psuchosis (the giving of life, the process of animating). It is used more or less interchangeably with terms such… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • dissociative hallucination —    The term dissociative hallucination is indebted to the Latin words dis (apart, away from each other) and associare (to gather, to unite). In its broadest sense, the term dissociative hallucination is considered more or less synonymous with… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • quasi-hallucination —    A term that tends to be used quite loosely to denote a percept that is reminiscent of a * hallucination proper, but lacks one or more of the latter s formal characteristics. The term quasi hallucination is often used interchangeably with terms …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • bereavement hallucination —    Also known as post bereavement hallucination and grief hallucination. All three terms are used to denote a heterogeneous group of * sensory deceptions occurring in the context of grief over the loss of a spouse or other loved one. As to their… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • veridical hallucination —    The term veridical hallucination is indebted to the Latin adjective veridicus, which means truthful or speaking the truth. It has two broad sets of connotations. In the first place, it is used as a synonym for the terms *true hallucination, *… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • obsessional hallucination —    The French term hallucination obsédante,which translates as obsessional hallucination, was introduced in or shortly before 1895 by the French psychiatrist Louis Jules Ernest Séglas (1856 1939) to denote a * hallucination proper accompanied by… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • psychotic hallucination —    The term psychotic hallucination is indebted to the medical Latin term * psychosis, which in turn stems from the Greek noun psuchosis (the giving of life, the process of animating). It is used to denote a hallucination which is attributable to …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • genuine hallucination —    Also referred to as true hallucination, veridical hallucination, and hallucination proper. The term genuine hallucination is indebted to the Latin adjective genuinus, which means innate. All four terms are used to denote a * sensory deception… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

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