Hallucinations: The Science of Idiosyncratic Perception by André Aleman,Frank Larøi

By André Aleman,Frank Larøi

Hearing voices while no one speaks or seeing items not anyone else sees—hallucinations are interesting phenomena that experience questioned clinicians, researchers, and lay humans alike for centuries.

In this e-book, the authors evaluation the newest examine at the cognitive and neural bases of hallucinations and description their detailed neurobiology by means of drawing on facts from mind imaging and neurotransmission reviews. Hallucination features in several types of psychosis, in addition to different medical teams and prerequisites, comparable to mind harm, Charles Bonnet syndrome, dementia, and chemical substance abuse obtain targeted attention.

The authors combine the wealth of contemporary findings right into a cohesive framework and recommend a entire, multicomponent version of hallucinations. in addition they speak about the therapy of hallucinations, starting from pharmacotherapy and cognitive remedy to transcranial magnetic stimulation.

The booklet contains a entire checklist of accessible hallucination questionnaires and scales as a convenient scientific review resource.

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