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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

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Could anxiety cause hallucinations?

Could anxiety cause hallucinations?

In general -: Anxiety doesn't normally cause hallucinations. During a panic attack , you could have a sense that you aren't real or that the world around you is surreal. Hallucinations may occur in the context of severe post traumatic stress disorder (which is a form on anxiety disorder). ...Read more

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What causes a visual hallucination ?

What causes a  visual hallucination ?

Many: Visual hallucinations are usually associated with some medical issue eg seizures, fever, drug use, or can be normal-see answer for related to sleep. When emotional are associated with ptsd or in severe psychosis usually assoiciated with auditory hallucinations. ...Read more

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Why can atenenol cause hallucinations?

Why can atenenol cause hallucinations?

Rare side effect: Hallucinations from atenolol are listed as a rare side effect. Are you on any other medications? Interactions between medications can also potentiate unusual side effects. Recommend informing your doctor if you are experiencing such. Hope this is helpful. Best. ...Read more

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How can you have a tactile hallucination?

How can you have a tactile hallucination?

Touched: Tactile hallucinations are bodily sensations when no source for the experience is present. Drug use, particularly with stimulants, can be a cause of tactile hallucinations, especially on the skin. People who have lost limbs can also experience "phantom" pain or other sensations when the limb is not present. In fact, the majority of individuals who have lost limbs experience some phantom sensation. ...Read more

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Hallucinations in the elderly, what to do?

Consider: Evalution by a neurologist or a geriatric psychiatrist. That is step one. The treatment plan follows accurate evaluation. Take care. ...Read more

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What causes hallucinations when on shrooms?

Shrooms: They contain the hallucinogenic compound Psilocybin.

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Could someone with bpd have hallucinations?

Bpd: Whether u r referring to bipolar disorder or borderline personality do, if severe enough, yes. ...Read more

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Why do I get hallucinations and explosions?

Why do I get hallucinations and explosions?

Brain: If you have no history of head injury or medical problems, and u are experiencing hallucinations with temper outbursts, it is best to consult a psychiatrist to determine if u have a mood disorder. ...Read more

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Visual hallucination, is this normal or not?

Visual hallucination, is this normal or not?

Not usually: Visual hallucinations while falling asleep or upon awakening are normal. Some hallucinations may occur briefly during times of acute grief. Otherwise, visual hallucinations are generally a sign of pathology. ...Read more

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