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A hallucination, in the broadest sense of the word, is a perception in the absence of a stimulus. In a stricter sense, hallucinations are defined as perceptions in a conscious and awake state in the absence of external stimuli which have qualities of real perception, in that they are vivid, substantial, and located in external objective space.
Deficit schizophrenics are physically different from other people

Deficit schizophrenics are physically different from other people

The vulnerability to auditory hallucinations in schizophrenia may be established by infancy

The vulnerability to auditory hallucinations in schizophrenia may be established by infancy

Neuroscientists control visual behavior of a mouse with single-cell precision

Neuroscientists control visual behavior of a mouse with single-cell precision

Marijuana edibles carry risk and side effects for patients with cardiovascular disease

Marijuana edibles carry risk and side effects for patients with cardiovascular disease

Are Electronic Cigarettes Facilitating Illicit Drug Use?

Are Electronic Cigarettes Facilitating Illicit Drug Use?

Researchers find link between brain structure and hallucination proneness, musical aptitude

Researchers find link between brain structure and hallucination proneness, musical aptitude

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals announces results from Phase II study of antipsychotic in Alzheimer's disease psychosis

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals announces results from Phase II study of antipsychotic in Alzheimer's disease psychosis

Brain disconnections in Parkinson’s patients might lead to visual hallucination, study says

Brain disconnections in Parkinson’s patients might lead to visual hallucination, study says

Good sleep linked to reduction in psychological problems

Good sleep linked to reduction in psychological problems

Scientists identify and target specific brain area related to ‘hearing voices’ in schizophrenia

Scientists identify and target specific brain area related to ‘hearing voices’ in schizophrenia

Scientists identify microrna that provides clues for quieting auditory hallucinations of schizophrenia

Scientists identify microrna that provides clues for quieting auditory hallucinations of schizophrenia

Structural differences in key brain region linked to hallucinations in people diagnosed with schizophrenia

Structural differences in key brain region linked to hallucinations in people diagnosed with schizophrenia

Charles Bonnet syndrome: an interview with Dr. Dominic ffytche

Charles Bonnet syndrome: an interview with Dr. Dominic ffytche

Does smoking increase the risk of developing psychosis?

Does smoking increase the risk of developing psychosis?

Eisai, Arena complete two Phase 1 registrational trials for once-daily formulation of lorcaserin

Eisai, Arena complete two Phase 1 registrational trials for once-daily formulation of lorcaserin

Study defines specific genetic mechanism that explains some of schizophrenia's heritability

Study defines specific genetic mechanism that explains some of schizophrenia's heritability

Hallucinations common suicide motive in schizophrenia patients

Hallucinations common suicide motive in schizophrenia patients

Dreams and delusions are associated with faulty "reality testing", shows research

Dreams and delusions are associated with faulty "reality testing", shows research

RTMS safe and effective for hallucination in schizophrenia spectrum disorders

RTMS safe and effective for hallucination in schizophrenia spectrum disorders

Cerebral basis for positive psychosis symptoms pinpointed

Cerebral basis for positive psychosis symptoms pinpointed