- visual verbal hallucination
- Also known as logopsia, graphic hallucination, graphic speech hallucination, and visual speech hallucination. The French term hallucination verbale visuelle (i.e. visual verbal hallucination) was introduced in or shortly before 1888 by the French psychiatrist Louis Jules Ernest Séglas (1856-1939) to denote a *verbal hallucination taking the form of visually hallucinated letters, words, writing movements or hieroglyphs. Two special variants of the visual verbal hallucination are the hallucination in *braille and the *visual command hallucination.ReferencesGoldstein, K. (1908). Zur Theorie der Hallucina-tionen. Studien über normale und pathologische Wahrnehmung. Archiv für Psychiatrie und Nervenkrankheiten, 44, 1036-1106.Ey, H. (2004). Traité des hallucinations. Tome 1. Paris: Claude Tchou pour la Bibliothèque des Introuvables.Séglas, J. (1888). L'hallucination dans ses rapports avec la fonction du langage; - les hallucinations psycho-motrices. Progrès Médical, 33/34, 124-126.
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