Definition of Hallucinations

1. Noun. (plural of hallucination) ¹



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Definition of Hallucinations

1. hallucination [n] - See also: hallucination

Medical Definition of Hallucinations

1. Subjectively experienced sensation in the absence of an actual appropriate stimulus, but which is regarded by the individual as real. (12 Dec 1998)

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Literary usage of Hallucinations

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1. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1915)
"Of the manic states he says in regard to these that hallucinations are " rare and usually ephemeral." Kraepelin* says that false perceptions are not often ..."

2. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"hallucinations By hallucinations we mean perceptions that appear in consciousness ... hallucinations may occur in any one of the various sense domains, ..."

3. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"In medicine : the existence of hallucinations has been recognized from the time ... The explanation of hallucinations and illusions was, until modern times, ..."

4. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1895)
"The obvious remedy would be, ascertaining what recent period could be taken as trustworthy, to find out how many hallucinations had visited the persons ..."

5. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"In medicine : the existence of hallucinations has been recognized from the time ... The explanation of hallucinations and illusions was, until modern times, ..."

6. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Among visual hallucinations the human figure, and among auditory hallucinations human voices, are the objects most commonly perceived. ..."

7. Psychology by William James (1893)
"hallucinations. —Between normal perception and illusion we have seen that there ... The last illusions we considered might fairly be called hallucinations. ..."

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