4 doctors weighed in:

What is the definition or description of: tactile hallucination?

4 doctors weighed in
2 doctors agree

In brief: Imaginary bugs

When a person feels sensations on their skin that don't have physical or neurological basis.
The most common type of tactile hallucinations are the sensation of bugs crawling on the the skin.

In brief: Imaginary bugs

When a person feels sensations on their skin that don't have physical or neurological basis.
The most common type of tactile hallucinations are the sensation of bugs crawling on the the skin.
Thank
Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Touch

Tactile hallucinations by definition, are when a patient believes something is touching their skin on any part of their body, when in reality there's nothing there.

In brief: Touch

Tactile hallucinations by definition, are when a patient believes something is touching their skin on any part of their body, when in reality there's nothing there.
Thank
Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Tactile Hallucinatio

Is false tactile perception in the absence of a stimulus.
It is the illusion of a tactile sensory input, such as sensation of insects crawling on the skin seen in cocaine/amphetamine dependence or in alcohol/benzodiazepine withdrawal, or in delirium states.

In brief: Tactile Hallucinatio

Is false tactile perception in the absence of a stimulus.
It is the illusion of a tactile sensory input, such as sensation of insects crawling on the skin seen in cocaine/amphetamine dependence or in alcohol/benzodiazepine withdrawal, or in delirium states.
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Board Certified, Neurology
51 years in practice
56M people helped
Continue
100,000 doctors available