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Types of Hallucinations

Auditory Hallucinations
Auditory Hallucinations

If you or a loved one has a hallucination, you need to see a doctor. You can get treatments that help control them, but a lot depends on what's behind the trouble. How You Might Hallucinate. Hear voices. Your doctor may call this an "auditory hallucination." You may sense that the sounds are coming from inside or outside your mind. You might hear the voices talking to each other or feel like they're telling you to do something.

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Delusion of Grandeur
Delusion of Grandeur

Delusional disorder, ... then a person might be considered delusional with bizarre-type delusions. People with delusional disorder often can ... Hallucinations ...

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Delusional Jealousy
Delusional Jealousy

It is not uncommon for people with this type of delusional disorder to make repeated complaints to legal authorities. Somatic: A person with this type of delusional disorder believes that he or she has a physical defect or medical problem. Mixed: People with this type of delusional disorder have two or more of the types of delusions listed above.

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Erotomania or Delusion of Love
Erotomania or Delusion of Love

declarations of love. The delusional love in erotomania is gener-ally intense in nature, ... à deux (shared delusions or hallucinations) and a host of other

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Further Reading
Further Reading

More than 70% of people with this illness get visual hallucinations, and 60%-90% hear voices. But some may also smell and taste things that aren't there. Parkinson's disease.

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General Somatic Hallucination
General Somatic Hallucination

A hallucination is a perception in the absence of external stimulus that has qualities of real perception. Hallucinations are vivid, substantial, and are perceived to be located in external objective space.

Gustatory Hallucination
Gustatory Hallucination

Gustatory hallucination is the sensation of tasting something that isn't really there, typically an unpleasant flavor. Can be a symptom of certain types of epilepsy, or schizophrenia. Example: The patient complains that his food tastes rotten, although the flavor seems normal to everyone else at the table.

Induced Delusional Disorder or Folie a' Deux
Induced Delusional Disorder or Folie a' Deux

Folie à deux (/ f ɒ ˈ l i ə ˈ d uː /; French pronunciation: [fɔli a dø]; French for "madness of two"), or shared psychosis, is a psychiatric syndrome in which symptoms of a delusional belief and sometimes hallucinations are transmitted from one individual to another.

Olfactory Hallucination
Olfactory Hallucination

WebMD explains the different types of hallucinations, ... What Are Hallucinations? In this Article ... The technical name for this is "olfactory hallucination."

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Persecutory Delusion
Persecutory Delusion

Delusions are a symptom of some mental disorder, such as schizophrenia, delusional disorder, schizoaffective disorder, and schizophreniform disorder. Hallucinations, on the other hand, tend to only appear in people with schizophrenia or a psychotic disorder. Delusions.

Somatic Delusional Disorder
Somatic Delusional Disorder

Somatic: A person with this type of delusional disorder believes that he or she has a physical defect or medical problem. Mixed: People with this type of delusional disorder have two or more of the types of delusions listed above.

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Tactile Hallucination
Tactile Hallucination

While most hallucinations consist of imaginary things seen or heard, they can also be smelled (olfactory hallucinations), tasted (gustatory hallucinations), and felt (tactile hallucinations). A tactile hallucination is the impression that something is touching you when, in fact, nothing is there.

Visual Hallucinations
Visual Hallucinations

Continued. Migraines.About a third of people with this kind of headache also have an "aura," a type of visual hallucination. It can look like a multicolored crescent of light.

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