hallucinosis


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hal·lu·ci·no·sis

 (hə-lo͞o′sə-nō′sĭs)
n.
An abnormal condition or mental state characterized by hallucination.

hallucinosis

(həˌluːsɪˈnəʊsɪs)
n
(Psychiatry) psychiatry a mental disorder the symptom of which is hallucinations, commonly associated with the ingestion of alcohol or other drugs

hal•lu•ci•no•sis

(həˌlu səˈnoʊ sɪs)

n.
a mental state characterized by repeated hallucinations.
[1900–05]

hallucinosis

a disordered mental condition in which the sufferer is prone to hallucinations.
See also: Insanity
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hallucinosis - a mental state in which the person has continual hallucinations
mental condition, mental state, psychological condition, psychological state - (psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic; "a manic state"
Translations

hallucinosis

[həˌluːsɪˈnəʊsɪs] Nalucinosis f

hal·lu·ci·no·sis

n. alucinosis, delirio alucinatorio crónico;
acute alcoholic ______ alcohólica, manifestación de temor patológico acompañado de alucinaciones auditivas.
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There remains also the possibility of an alcohol-related origin for the hallucinations of case 2, which should then be labelled as alcohol hallucinosis.
They also reported that psychosis and alcoholic hallucinosis are not uncommon.
The logistic regression analyses showed that only marital status, the duration of having psychiatric symptoms, and the presence of alcohol hallucinosis fit into the model.
His topics include the inaccessible unconscious and reverie as a path of figurability, transformations in hallucinosis and the reception of the analyst, the un/conscious as a psychoanalytic function of personality, giving body to the mind: a comparison between Freud's and Bion's metapsychologies, and intermediarity as an epistemological paradigm in psychoanalysis.
In our study, the association between LBPD and hallucinosis at disease onset did not survive adjustment but would serve as a useful discriminator in later disease stages.
1964) Persistent Hallucinosis following repeated administration of hallucinogenic drugs, American Journal of Psychiatry, 121, pp.
The Charles Bonnet syndrome: a type of organic visual hallucinosis.
Table 1 Causes of visual hallucinations (7) Causes of visual hallucinations Neurological disorders Parkinson's disease Lewy body dementia Epilepsy Brain stem lesions such as peduncular hallucinosis Migraine coma Narcolepsy-cataplexy syndrome Psychiatric disorders Acute psychosis Schizophrenia Delirium Affective disorder Conversion reaction Toxic and metabolic Drug and alcohol withdrawal states Metabolic encephalopathies Hallucinogenic agents Medications or toxic side effects Miscellaneous Intense emotional experiences such as bereavement Sensory and sleep deprivation Hypnopompic (sleep to waking) Hypnogogic (wake to sleep) transitional states Charles Bonnet syndrome
After the Golden Age, other "spectacular" syndromes depicted in mental health pictures and popular genres included: conversion disorder ("Freud," 1962); multiple personality disorder ("The Three Faces of Eve," 1957); dissociative disorder ("The Swimmer, 1968"); erotomania/de Clerambault's syndrome ("Fatal Attraction," 1987; "The Story of Adele H," 1975); alcoholic hallucinosis and delirium tremens ("The Lost Weekend," 1945); acute schizophrenia ("The Snake Pit," 1948); and compulsive gambling ("The Lady Gambles," 1949; "California Split," 1974).
52) According to Armstrong, although "the ideals of our country certainly call upon the Senate to do whatever it can to be helpful to people in wheelchairs or who have some kind of a physical disability or handicap of some sort and who are trying to overcome it," the ADA extended coverage to "[m]ental disorders, such as alcohol withdrawal, delirium, hallucinosis, dementia with alcoholism, marijuana, delusional disorder, cocaine intoxication, cocaine delirium, [and] disillusional disorder," which "by any ordinary definition we would not expect to be included.