American Psychological Association's definition of hallucinations
   In 2007, the American Psychological Association (APA) defined hallucinations as follows: "A false sensory perception that has a compelling sense of reality despite the absence of an external stimulus."
   References
   VandenBos, G.R., ed. (2007). APA dictionary of psychology. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

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