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By Jan Dirk Blom

ISBN-10: 1441912223

ISBN-13: 9781441912220

A Dictionary of Hallucinations is designed to function a reference handbook for neuroscientists, psychiatrists, psychiatric citizens, psychologists, neurologists, historians of psychiatry, basic practitioners, and lecturers dealing professionally with strategies of hallucinations and different sensory deceptions.

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In spite of the high degree of sophistication that characterizes models like these, it should be noted that the elucidation of the neurophysiological correlates of hallucinatory experience and treatment is far from complete. The antipsychotics have been classified in various ways. Using their relative effect upon psychotic symptoms as a guiding principle, they are divided into low-potency and high-potency antipsychotics. In accordance with their molecular characteristics, they are divided into classical and atypical antipsychotics.

Alzheimer’s Disease and Hallucinations Alzheimer’s disease is also known as senile dementia of the Alzheimer type (SDAT). Both eponyms refer to the German psychiatrist Alois Alzheimer (1864–1915), who in 1906 was the first to present post-mortem histological findings associated with senile dementia. The German name Alzheimersche Krankheit was coined in or shortly before 1910 by Alzheimer’s superior Emil Kraepelin (1856–1926) and included in the eighth edition of the latter’s textbook of psychiatry to denote a presenile form of dementia.

Babinski, J. (1914). Contribution à l’étude des troubles mentaux dans l’hémiplégie organique cérébrale (anosognosie). Revue Neurologique, 27, 845–848. Kelly, C. (1992). Status and investigation of body image delusions. In: Delusions and hallucinations in old age. , Levy, R. London: Gaskell. Anosognosia for Blindness see Anton–Babinski syndrome. Anthelic Arc The term anthelic arc is indebted to the Greek words anti (against, opposite to) and helios (Sun). It translates loosely as ‘arc located opposite to 27 Anthelion A the Sun’.

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