Leubuscher's definition of hallucinations

   In 1852 the German psychiatrist Rudolf Leubuscher (1822-1861) defined hallucinations as follows: "Hallucinations are those sense perceptions that come into being without the cooperation ofexternal objects."
   Leubuscher, R. (1852). Über die Entstehung der Sinnestäuschung. Ein Beitrag zur Anthropologie. Berlin: Ferd. Dümmler's Verlagsbuchhandlung.

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