A Dictionary of Hallucinations by Jan Dirk Blom

By Jan Dirk Blom

A Dictionary of Hallucinations is designed to function a reference handbook for neuroscientists, psychiatrists, psychiatric citizens, psychologists, neurologists, historians of psychiatry, basic practitioners, and lecturers dealing professionally with options of hallucinations and different sensory deceptions.

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The issue whether pain can also be experienced in a hallucinated form is a knotty philosophical issue. J. (1987). A brainstem “mini-discharge” syndrome (anesthesia dolorosa). Integrative Psychological and Behavioral Science, 22, 132–144. , Bonicalzi, V. (2007). Central pain syndrome. Pathophysiology, diagnosis and management. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Analgesia The term analgesia comes from the Greek words an (not) and algos (pain). It is used to denote a specific loss or impairment of sensitivity to painful stimuli of a tactile, thermal, chemical, or other physical origin.

Balestrieri, M. (2004). Factors associated with complex visual hallucinations during antidepressant treatment. Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental, 19, 577–584. Anti-hallucinatory System The expression système anti-hallucinatoire was introduced in or shortly before 1973 by the French psychiatrist Henri Ey (1900–1977) to denote the morphological and functional organizations of the brain and mind, which he envisaged along the lines of the British neurologists John Hughlings Jackson (1835–1911) and Charles Scott Sherrington (1857–1952), and to which he attributed an active protective influence against the interference of hallucinatory percepts.

Animals whose body parts or excretions are known to produce ∗ hallucinogenic effects in humans are referred to as ∗ psychoactive fauna. References Klüver, H. (1965). Neurobiology of normal and abnormal perception. In: Psychopathology of perception. , Zubin, J. New York, NY: Grune & Stratton. E. (1975). Drug-induced hallucinations in animals and man. In: Hallucinations. Behavior, experience, and theory. J. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons. Anesthesia see Anaesthesia. Angel Dust and Hallucinations see Phencyclidine-induced hallucination.

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