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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Illusion

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Big traps and broad lats create the illusion of a smaller neck?

Big traps and broad lats create the illusion of a smaller neck?

It can: If your neck is not proportionate in size to your traps & lats, it can give the appearance of a scrawny neck. ...Read more

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Is commitment phobia real, or is it just an illusion?

Is commitment phobia real, or is it just an illusion?

Commitment: Some people are fearful of intimacy and do have a very hard time remaining close after the initial "falling in love" phase wears off. These people often have hurts from the past they have never resolved and consciously or unconsciously fear allowing anyone to close as they may fear rejection. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What causes illusions, delusions, and hallucinations?

What causes illusions, delusions, and hallucinations?

Illusions are simple: perceptual distortions, seeing things that aren't there because of low lighting, atmospheric distortion, etc. Once light is shined on the cause, the illusion disappears. Delusions are fixed patterns of thought that do not respond to reality. Hallucinations are psychotic manifestations that have little to do with reality. The latter two are usually brought on by drugs or mental illness. ...Read more

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How are optical illusions and schizophrenia similar or different?

How are optical illusions and schizophrenia similar or different?

Different: Illusions are based on something in reality. Hallucinations, characteristic of schizophrenia, are not based on reality. ...Read more

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Could dry skin create the illusion of aging?

Could dry skin create the illusion of aging?

Absolutely: Dry skin produces some inflammation which gives the skin an older appearance and wrinkles. See a dermatologist. You may have eczema or other causes for a rash. ...Read more

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What is the difference between illusion and delusion?

What is the difference between illusion and delusion?

Perception or belief: An illusion is a primarily perceptual disturbance where something looks like something else. A delusion is a fixed false belief that is not a function of misinterpretation but rather a form of preformed and self referential belief that is deeply entrenched and not connected directly to directly observable data in the outside world. ...Read more

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Please tell me exercises that can help create definition around the waist, and an illusion of curves on a very slender frame?

Please tell me exercises that can help create definition around the waist, and an illusion of curves on a very slender frame?

Cardio Mix: You can not target specific areas for weight loss - if you have adipose tissue to lose (not everyone does), then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with walking, running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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Why do I see illusions when I'm sleepy or stressed out?

Why do I see illusions when I'm sleepy or stressed out?

Illusions ?: Expand a bit on this. Distortions ? lateralized presentation (only off to one side) ? Are you falling asleep when this occurs (hypnagogic hallucinations of narcolepsy?) Lets narrow this down! ...Read more

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Does fat pad makes your penis smaller or is it illusion?

Does fat pad makes your penis smaller or is it illusion?

Illusion: Fat pad is like a collar around base of penis. If you push down on fat pad at edge of penis with one thumb and pull on the glans with your other hand you will see that the penis remains its usual length. Consider a regime of diet and excercise or a prepubic lipectomy of you or your partner think something needs to be done. ...Read more

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What is the difference between delusion, illusion, and hallucination?

Examples: 1. Watching a tv show but tv is off = hallucination. 2. Watching a tv show and believing it is about you when it is not = delusion. 3. Watching tv and incorrectly believing that a character on the show is a relative = illusion. ...Read more

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