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an illusion of perceiving something that does not really exist

Synonyms for hallucination

a mistaken or unfounded opinion or idea

an object perceived during a hallucinatory episode

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The study's strongest finding was that hallucinations in those with psychotic disorders were associated with all types of childhood trauma, said Dr Sarah Bendall, the study's lead author.
According to researchers from Ohio State University in the US, psychedelic mushrooms evolved to contain psilocybin - the ingredient behind the hallucinations - as a way to fend off insects.
To these people, they only have hallucinations about a positive situation which they will never experience in real life since they have refused to leave their comfort zones.
Hallucinations in particular predicted a persistent course, nearly tripling the risk (odds ratio, 2.
It found that avatar therapy was more effective at reducing hallucinations at 12-week follow-up, and had a large effect size.
Scientists who conducted a randomised controlled trial comparing the avatar therapy to a form of supportive counselling found that after 12 weeks, the avatars were more effective at reducing auditory hallucinations, or voices inside the head.
Simple hallucinations are generally thought to arise from bottom-up visual processes, (40) such as the waves of cortical depression thought to be responsible for migraine auras.
Communist leader Jose Maria 'Joma' Sison needs professional help for his hallucinations over an alleged assassination plot against him, Armed Forces of the Philippines chief General Eduardo Ao said Wednesday.
Background: Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) is a non-invasion brain stimulation, which has been suggested as a safe and promising treatment for auditory hallucinations, however, no systematic review has been conducted to evaluate the effects of tDCS on auditory hallucinations (AH).
I think the clinical impact we see here is that for patients with hallucinations, and particularly auditory hallucinations, antipsychotic discontinuation should be done very, very cautiously because they do have a very high risk of relapse," Anjali Patel, DO, said at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2016.
These symptoms include, but are not limited to, hallucinations and delusions.
Background: Auditory verbal hallucinations (AVHs) of schizophrenia have been associated with structural and functional alterations of some brain regions.
Schizophrenia sufferers feel like abstract entities with non-animated bodies, often experiencing auditory verbal hallucinations (AVH) due to morbid "objectification" of inner dialogue.
has received Food and Drug Administration approval for Nuplazid (pimavanserin), indicated for the treatment of hallucinations and delusions associated with Parkinson's disease psychosis.
Food and Drug Administration today approved Nuplazid (pimavanserin) tablets, the first drug approved to treat hallucinations and delusions associated with psychosis experienced by some people with Parkinsons disease.