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[L. hallucinari, to wander in one's mind] A false perception having no relation to reality and not accounted for by any exterior stimulus. It is a dreamlike or nightmarish perception occurring while awake. It may be visual, esp. in medical illnesses or drug withdrawal syndromes; auditory, esp. in psychoses; tactile; gustatory; or olfactory. Affected patients typically appear confused and agitated and are unable to distinguish between the real and the imaginary. SEE: delusion; SEE: illusion
Venes, Donald, editor. "Hallucination." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/768246/all/release_hallucination.
Hallucination. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/768246/all/release_hallucination. Accessed June 15, 2019.
Hallucination. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/768246/all/release_hallucination
Hallucination [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 15]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/768246/all/release_hallucination.
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