- (1856-1939)An Austrian psychiatrist and neurologist, and founder of Psychoanalysis, who experienced vivid *verbal auditory hallucinations in which his name was called out. Apparently Freud was inclined to consider these as * telepathic or at least Coincidental hallucinations. As he wrote, "During the days when I was living alone in a foreign city... I quite often heard my name suddenly called by an unmistakable and beloved voice; I then noted down the exact moment of the hallucination and made anxious enquiries of those at home about what had happened at that time. Nothing had happened."ReferencesFreud, S. (1941). Zur Psychopathologie des Alltagslebens. In: Freud, S. Gesammelte werke. Vierter Band. Frankfurt am Main: S. Fischer Verlag.Watkins, J. (2008). Hearing voices. A common human experience. Melbourne: Michelle Anderson Publishing.
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