A Dictionary of Hallucinations by Jan Dirk Blom

By Jan Dirk Blom

A Dictionary of Hallucinations is designed to function a reference guide for neuroscientists, psychiatrists, psychiatric citizens, psychologists, neurologists, historians of psychiatry, common practitioners, and teachers dealing professionally with options of hallucinations and different sensory deceptions.

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By Jan Dirk Blom

A Dictionary of Hallucinations is designed to function a reference guide for neuroscientists, psychiatrists, psychiatric citizens, psychologists, neurologists, historians of psychiatry, common practitioners, and teachers dealing professionally with options of hallucinations and different sensory deceptions.

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Intégration et désintégration de la somatognosie. , Éditeurs. Alucinari Also written as ∗ halucinari, the Latin verb from which the term hallucination is derived. The terms alucinari and halucinari probably came into use during the first century AD. At the time, these words had the connotation of wandering mentally or being absent-minded. They have their root in the Greek verb aluein, which means to wander, to be distraught, to be beside oneself, or to be outrageous. It has been speculated that 17 Alucinatio A the word ending -cinari might stem from the Latin verb vaticinari, which means to rave.

Healing the mind. A history of psychiatry from antiquity to the present. W. Norton & Company. Alucinatio Fig. 4 Alois Alzheimer see Hallucination. Alusia The term alusia comes from the Greek verb aluein, which means to wander, to be distraught, to be beside oneself, or to be outrageous. It was introduced in or shortly before 1823 by the British surgeon John Mason Good (1764–1827) as a generic term for ∗ illusions and hallucinations. M. (1823). The study of medicine. In four volumes. London: Baldwin, Craddock and Joy.

Transient types of amaurosis are referred to as ∗ amaurosis fugax. All types of amaurosis can theoretically be complicated by ∗ visual hallucinations (as in the ∗ Charles Bonnet syndrome, for example). Such visual hallucinations are sometimes referred to as ∗ ophthalmopathic hallucinations. G. (1996). Visual hallucinations in psychologically normal people: Charles Bonnet’s syndrome. Lancet, 347, 794–797. tionally been classified as a variant of transient ischaemic attack (TIA). Etiologically, it is associated with a variety of embolic, haemodynamic, ocular, and neurological conditions.

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