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HALLUCINATION, med. jur. It is a species of mania, by which "an idea reproduced by the memory is associated and embodied by the imagination." This state of mind is sometimes called delusion or waking dreams.
     2. An attempt has been made to distinguish hallucinations from illusions; the former are said to be dependent on the state of the intellectual organs and, the latter, on that of those of sense. Ray, Med. Jur. Sec. 99; 1 Beck, med. Jur. 538, note. An instance is given of a temporary hallucination in the celebrated Ben Johnson, the poet. He told a friend of his that he had spent many a night in looking at his great toe, about which he had seen Turks and Tartars, Romans and Carthagenians, fight, in his imagination. 1 Coll. on Lun. 34. If, instead of being temporary, this affection of his mind had been permanent, he would doubtless have been considered insane. See, on the subject of spectral illusions, Hibbert, Alderson and Farrar's Essays; Scott on Demonology, &c.; Bostock's Physiology, vol. 3, p. 91, 161; 1 Esquirol, Maladies Mentales, 159.

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Peduncular hallucinosis (PH) is characterized by complex visual hallucinations (CVH); the images are detailed, colored, and animated.
In summary, those patients with a previous psychiatric history had a slightly earlier age of onset and tended to have a lower male to female ratio than the dementia register sample as a whole, but did not differ from it in clinical features (with the exception of auditory hallucinosis) or in global severity of dementia, once these differences had been corrected for by the matching procedure.
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[8] Organic causes of visual hallucinations may include Charles Bonnett syndrome, Anton syndrome, seizures, migraine, tumor, peduncular hallucinosis, sleep disturbances, drug effects, inborn errors of metabolism, and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease [9] In addition to their occurrence in various organic and psychiatric disorders, up to 6% of the general population report visual hallucinations.
Musical hallucinosis in acquired deafness: phenomenology and brain substrate.
Antipsychotics often are used incorrectly in this population and "should be reserved for patients with a huge amount of agitation accompanied by hallucinosis," he said, noting that there are many other medications for agitation, anxiety, and delirium that can be tried before using an antipsychotic.
The Charles Bonnet syndrome: a type of organic visual hallucinosis. J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol.
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K in your article, with the addition of severe tactile hallucinosis that led our patient to jump out of a moving vehicle because she thought bugs were crawling over her She eventually admitted to using "bath salts" (methylenedioxypyrovalerone) orally and her psychotic symptoms remitted in 3 days.
In what has been called "alcoholic hallucinosis" and "alcohol-induced psychotic disorder with hallucinations," vivid, persistent hallucinations develop, usually after cessation or reduction in heavy alcohol consumption.
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