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What can cause hallucinations?

What can cause hallucinations?

Hypothesis : One theory that could apply to your question is what's known as the dopamine hypothesis.Dopamine is a nerotransmitter which, according to the theory, is in excess. That means there's too much dopamine in the neuroreceptors, and this contributes to hallucinations. ...Read more

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Hallucinations (Definition)

Hallucinations involve sensing things while awake that appear to be real, but instead have been ...Read more


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What counts as a hallucination?

What counts as a hallucination?

Hallucination: This is hearing or seeing something others in the room will not see or hear even if you instruct them to look and listen. This is not the same as an illusion - that involves mistaking something for something else and can be a normal lapse of attention of a leap to a conclusion. If in doubt find a psychiatrist or psychologist and share the experience, and ask. ...Read more

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Which drugs cause hallucinations?

Hallucinogens: Abused substances are Psychedelics such as LSD, Dissociatives such as PCP, or Delirients such as Nutmeg. ...Read more

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What is a command hallucination ?

What is  a command hallucination ?

Command halluc.: A condition in which individuals hear and sometimes obey voices that command them to perform certain acts. ...Read more

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Can you have hallucinations with epiliepsy?

Can you have hallucinations with epiliepsy?

YES: It depends of the area of the brain that is affected. I had a patient with visual hallucinations that other psychiatrists thought it was a psychotic. ...Read more

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How to tell if I have tactile hallucinations?

How to tell if I have tactile hallucinations?

T. Haluc.: Tactile hallucination is the false perception of tactile sensory input that creates a hallucinatory sensation of physical contact with an imaginary object.[1] This is caused by the faulty integration of the tactile sensory neural signals generated in the spinal chord & the thalamus & sent to the primary & secondary somatosensory cortex.. Tactile Hallucination caused by cocaine & alcohol. ...Read more

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Can you have hallucinations on mushrooms in food?

Can you have hallucinations on mushrooms in food?

Not usually: The world of fungi is amazing and complex, but people don't usually put hallucinogenic mushrooms in food. Psilocybin mushrooms and amanita muscaria are two which are known to induce hallucinations -- and which can be poisonous. These are very different from the morels, truffles, and portebellos which safely enhance our spaghetti sauce and other edibles. ...Read more

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I have constant/persistant visual hallucinations, any recommendations?

Yes: If not already under the proper level of medical care you need to be evaluated by a neurologist and a psychiatrist. Take care. ...Read more