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By Jan Dirk Blom

ISBN-10: 1441912223

ISBN-13: 9781441912220

A Dictionary of Hallucinations is designed to function a reference guide for neuroscientists, psychiatrists, psychiatric citizens, psychologists, neurologists, historians of psychiatry, common practitioners, and teachers dealing professionally with techniques of hallucinations and different sensory deceptions.

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2006). Azithromycin-induced psychotic depression and catatonia. Primary Psychiatry, 13, 22–26. G. (1999). Penicillin psychosis in later life: Hoigne’s syndrome revis- 28 Anti-hallucinatory System A ited. Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience, 11, 517–518. Anticholinergic Hallucinogen A term that is sometimes used as a synonym for true hallucinogen and ∗ deliriant. Within the group of biologically active alkaloids, for example, various substances are classified as anticholinergic hallucinogens.

Muscaria resemble those of opium. A. muscaria intoxication may entail a period of ‘sleep’ lasting from a half-hour to 2 hours, during which the subject is said to remain largely aware of all regu- lar sensory input. e. a 5- to 10-hour stretch of ∗ visual and/or ∗ auditory hallucinations. The occurrence of ∗ hyperaesthesia, ∗ lilliputian hallucinations, ∗ gulliverian hallucinations, ∗ synaesthesias, and ∗ metamorphopsias (including ∗ macropsia and ∗ micropsia) has been reported as well. The duration of the Amanita reverie seldom exceeds 24 hours, although an occasional duration of 5 days has been reported.

AMDP’s Definition of Hallucinations The 1982 Manual for the Assessment and Documentation of Psychopathology (AMDP) defines hallucinations as follows: “Hallucinations are perceptual experiences without a corresponding stimulus in the environment. One can hallucinate in all sense modalities and frequently in more than one. ” Amblyopia is also known as ‘lazy eye’. The term comes from the Greek noun amblu¯opia, which means weakness of vision. It is used to denote an indistinct or poor vision, usually – although not necessarily – limited to one eye.

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