- epileptic hallucination
- A term used quite loosely to denote a hallucination attributable to focal neuronal discharges affecting any part of the cortical network of perception. For more specific concepts and theories, see the entries Aura, Dreamy State, Epilepsy and hallucinations, Ictal hallucination, and Hallucinatory epilepsy.ReferencesKarbowski, K., ed. (1982). Halluzinationen bei Epilepsien und ihre Differentialdiagnose.Bern: Verlag Hans Huber.Mauguière, F. (1999). Scope and presumed mechanisms of hallucinations in partial epileptic seizures. Epileptic Disorders, 1, 81-91.
Dictionary of Hallucinations. J.D. Blom. 2010.
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