hallucination

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Synonyms for hallucination

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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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Of course, I need not tell you that this was what you will call an hallucination and I call an apparition.
I keep thinking that it may have been an hallucination.
The cause of the hallucinations could not be deciphered, but the woman was given treatment and is now free of the horrific hallucinations.
Next on the podium was optometrist Nita Odedra, who took delegates through the characteristics, causes and management of Charles-Bonnet syndrome (CBS), a condition characterised by complex visual hallucinations alongside deteriorating vision, in the absence of any other psychiatric or neurological disorders.
COPENHAGEN--More than 1 in 10 community-dwelling dementia patients had firearms in their homes, and many of those patients suffered from delusions, hallucinations, or depression, a study of nearly 500 Midwestern patients revealed.
I'M A Celebrity's Joey Essex claims he suffered hallucinations and started sleepwalking after having jabs for a trip to Africa.
The 69-year-old - a maths teacher called Sylvia who also played the piano and has perfect pitch - suffered musical hallucinations that kept her awake at night.
Ford, who is bipolar, suffered from hallucinations when he did not take his cocktail of anti-psychotic drugs, Perth Sheriff Court heard.
Washington, August 21 ( ANI ): Neuroscientists have reported a new type of hallucinations, where patients start hearing music that is unrecognizable to them though is familiar to people around them.
Professor Dame Sally Davies, 63, said she tried hash cookies three or four times in the 1970s but decided to stop after she suffered hallucinations.
LOS ANGELES -- Hallucinations in patients with schizophrenia do not appear to remain stable in later life, a longitudinal cohort study has shown.
Hallucinations--sights, sounds, smells, and tactile impressions without an external physical cause--have long been considered the product of acute mental illness or brain damage "even though the vast majority of hallucinations have no such dark implications," Sacks writes.
22), researchers found that functioning people who "hallucinated" God were high on the "absorption" scale and that 4 percent of people studied reported hallucinations.
Implications for practitioners: Persons with CBS who have difficulty tolerating visual hallucinations may benefit from interventions that are directed at managing anxiety, such as counseling, visual rehabilitation, and pharmacological treatment.
Well, I have smoked cannabis for years without any ill-effects, and certainly no hallucinations ever.