haptic hallucination

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • 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

  • somatic hallucination —    Also known as somatosensory hallucination. Both terms are indebted to the Greek noun soma, which means body. They are used to denote a hallucination that mimics feelings from inside the body, such as sensations in the belly or the limbs.… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • genital hallucination —    The term genital hallucination comes from the Latin adjective genitalis, which means fertile, intended for procreation. It is used to denote a hallucination affecting the reproductive organs of the male or female, i.e. the penis, testes,… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • tactile hallucination —    Also known as tactile phantasma, haptic hallucination, touch hallucination, and hallucination of touch. The term tactile hallucination is indebted to the Latin verb tangere, which means to touch. It refers to a bodily sensation seemingly… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • hygric hallucination —    Also known as hygric sensation. Both terms are indebted to the Greek noun hugros, which means humidity. They are used to denote a hallucination of water or other fluids, perceived in the tactile modality. Accordingly, the German psychiatrist… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • Illusion — An illusion is a distortion of the senses, revealing how the brain normally organizes and interprets sensory stimulation. While illusions distort reality, they are generally shared by most people. [ Solso, R. L. (2001). Cognitive psychology (6th… …   Wikipedia

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