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Published by Nine Muses .
Written in English


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Number of Pages55
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Open LibraryOL12114415M
ISBN 101878888153
ISBN 109781878888150

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The neurologist Oliver Sacks has written a compassionate book about hallucinations, full of individual patients' stories as well as his own experiences. Hallucinations caused by sensory deprivation were especially interesting/5.   “Hallucinations seeks to work against our preconceptions, whether they have to do with clinical distance or the larger question of what hallucination means fascinating.”/5(21). This book brings together a lot of the current information about hallucinations, historical information through the most up to date brain imaging and chemical interactions. Written with a broad audience in mind, it refers the reader to more detailed scources while outlining the various approaches to understanding by: Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Hypothesis about self-sustaining unrecognized verbal thoughts (auditory verbal hallucinations, hearing voices) in otherwise healthy people, trans-cranial magnetic stimulation and speech therapy.

Hallucinations don’t belong wholly to the insane. Much more commonly, they are linked to sensory deprivation, intoxication, illness or injury. People with migraines may see shimmering arcs of light or tiny, Lilliputian figures of animals and people. People with failing eyesight, paradoxically, may become immersed in a hallucinatory visual world. Riding the Elephant: A Memoir of Altercations, Humiliations, Hallucinations, and Observations [Ferguson, Craig] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Riding the Elephant: A Memoir of Altercations, Humiliations, Hallucinations, and Observations/5(). True Hallucinations is the surreal account of the bizarre adventures of Terence McKenna, his b He's one of the most wonderfully verbose non-fiction writers I've ever read. His ramblings are a strange and beautiful combination of extraordinary scientific and metaphysical esoterica with rich and compelling metaphors and genuine, unadorned soul-baring/5. Hallucination begins with an Introduction by Oliver Sacks who discusses the stigma often surrounding hallucinations. He opens the book with a discussion of Charles Bonnet Syndrome, a disease in which hallucinations occur in those who are technically blind due to degenerative visual impairment.

  Hallucinations by Oliver Sacks - review Oliver Sacks's own drug experiences are at the centre of a remarkable study. By Will Self Will Self. the whole book caught fire. Writing without a. Hallucinations: Research and Practice is an excellent reference book for students and mental health professionals who are interested in the latest studies in the phenomenon of hallucinations. One of the pleasures of reading Hallucinations is understanding how complex human reality often trumps attempts to categorize it.” — The New York Times Book Review “Sacks’ science writing is always revelatory, and there are moments in Hallucinations when seeing things can feel downright life-affirming.”. The information about Hallucinations shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the.