By Jan Dirk Blom
The Dictionary of Hallucinations is an alphabetical directory of matters relating hallucinations and different misperceptions. they are often approximately divided into 5 categories:
1. Definitions of person hallucinatory symptoms
2. health conditions and elements linked to the mediation of hallucinations
3. Definitions of the phrases hallucination and phantasm by means of vital historic authors
4. historic figures who're identified 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 creation (if known)
- a connection with the writer or authors who brought the time period (if known)
- a description of the present use
- a short clarification of the etiology and pathophysiology of the symptom to hand (if known)
- references to comparable terms
- references to the literature.
Jan Dirk Blom, M.D., Ph.D., is a medical psychiatrist, focusing on the sector of psychotic problems. He holds a Ph.D. from the Philosophy division of the college of Leiden, at the deconstruction of the biomedical schizophrenia notion. he's at the moment interested by a collaborative undertaking with the collage of Utrecht, on version established and version loose analyses of fMRI activation styles acquired from people with verbal auditory hallucinations, and an experimental therapy approach with fMRI-guided repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation.
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H. (1978). The anatomy of hallucinations. Chicago, IL: Nelson-Hall. H. (1997). 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.
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1976). A query regarding the possible hallucinogenic effects of ant ingestion in south-central California. Journal of California Anthropology, 3, 78–81. Rudgley, R. (1998). The encyclopaedia of psychoactive substances. London: Little, Brown and Company. Antipsychotics and Hallucinations The term antipsychotic is used as a synonym for the terms neuroleptic and major tranquilizer. All three terms refer to a group of psychotropic substances with varying chemical structures that have a broad range of effects upon the CNS, the peripheral nervous system, and various other tracts.
A Dictionary of Hallucinations by Jan Dirk Blom