hostage hallucinosis

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • hostage hallucination —    Also referred to as hostage hallucinosis. Both terms are indebted to the Latin noun hostia, which means victim. They were introduced in or shortly before 1984 by the American psy chopharmacologist Ronald K. Siegel to denote a hallucination… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • Glossary of psychiatry — In this glossary of psychiatric terms, mostly Greek, secondly French and German and some English terms, as used in psychiatric literature, were defined. We have included many other terms with the passage of time and aim to broaden this article to …   Wikipedia

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