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By Jan Dirk Blom

ISBN-10: 1441912223

ISBN-13: 9781441912220

The Dictionary of Hallucinations is an alphabetical directory of concerns referring to hallucinations and different misperceptions. they are often approximately divided into 5 categories:

1. Definitions of person hallucinatory symptoms
2. health conditions and ingredients linked to the mediation of hallucinations
3. Definitions of the phrases hallucination and phantasm by way of vital historic authors
4. ancient figures who're recognized to have skilled hallucinations
5. Miscellaneous issues.

Each of the definitions of person hallucinatory signs contains:

  • a definition of the term
  • its etymological origin
  • the yr of advent (if known)
  • a connection with the writer or authors who brought the time period (if known)
  • a description of the present use
  • a short rationalization of the etiology and pathophysiology of the symptom handy (if known)
  • references to similar terms
  • references to the literature.

Jan Dirk Blom, M.D., Ph.D., is a scientific psychiatrist, focusing on the sector of psychotic problems. He holds a Ph.D. from the Philosophy division of the collage of Leiden, at the deconstruction of the biomedical schizophrenia proposal. he's presently taken with a collaborative venture with the collage of Utrecht, on version established and version loose analyses of fMRI activation styles bought from people with verbal auditory hallucinations, and an experimental remedy strategy with fMRI-guided repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation.

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American Mandrake and Hallucinations see Mayapple and hallucinations. 22 Amphetamine Psychosis and Amphetamine-Induced Hallucinations American Psychiatric Association’s Definition of Hallucinations In 1975, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) defined hallucinations as follows: “A false sensory perception in the absence of an actual external stimulus. May be induced by emotional and other factors such as drugs, alcohol, and stress. ” Reference American Psychiatric Association (1975). A psychiatric glossary.

Another reason for doubt stems from the biochemical research carried out on ants. It has been speculated that the ants used in vision quests may have belonged to the yellow honey ant or other species of the Myrmacomecocystus genus, which do not contain any known psychoactive substances. Hallucinations associated with the ingestion of ants should not be confused with hallucinations depicting ants and other insects, which are known under the name ∗ formicative hallucinations. A person intentionally employing ant ingestion for the purpose of exploring the psyche may be called a ∗ psychonaut.

Berlin: Springer. see Paranoia hallucinatoria. American Mandrake and Hallucinations see Mayapple and hallucinations. 22 Amphetamine Psychosis and Amphetamine-Induced Hallucinations American Psychiatric Association’s Definition of Hallucinations In 1975, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) defined hallucinations as follows: “A false sensory perception in the absence of an actual external stimulus. May be induced by emotional and other factors such as drugs, alcohol, and stress. ” Reference American Psychiatric Association (1975).

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