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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.
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

Adolescent psychotic experiences lack uniformity

Adolescent psychotic experiences lack uniformity

Eisai submits BELVIQ NDS with Health Canada

Eisai submits BELVIQ NDS with Health Canada

Methylation changes related to immune function can moderate symptoms in schizophrenia patients

Methylation changes related to immune function can moderate symptoms in schizophrenia patients

Professor of neurology outlines case studies of hallucinations of musical notation

Professor of neurology outlines case studies of hallucinations of musical notation

University of Liège researchers examine physiological mechanisms of NDE

University of Liège researchers examine physiological mechanisms of NDE

Relatives of schizophrenia patients show cortical thinning

Relatives of schizophrenia patients show cortical thinning

Schizophrenia and the immune system: an interview with Prof Cyndi Shannon Weickert

Schizophrenia and the immune system: an interview with Prof Cyndi Shannon Weickert

Mirror-gazing illusion more intense in schizophrenia

Mirror-gazing illusion more intense in schizophrenia

Visual, auditory hallucinations often co-occur in psychosis patients

Visual, auditory hallucinations often co-occur in psychosis patients

Treatment of Schizophrenia receives notice of intention to grant a European patent

Treatment of Schizophrenia receives notice of intention to grant a European patent

Transcranial stimulation technique reduces hallucinations

Transcranial stimulation technique reduces hallucinations

Study: Up to 30% of patients hospitalized after a stroke develop delirium

Study: Up to 30% of patients hospitalized after a stroke develop delirium

Too much coffee can make you hear things: Study

Too much coffee can make you hear things: Study