Definition of Auditory hallucination

1. Noun. Illusory auditory perception of strange nonverbal sounds.

Exact synonyms: Acousma
Generic synonyms: Hallucination



Medical Definition of Auditory hallucination

1. A symptom frequently observed in a schizophrenic disorder consisting, in the absence of an external source, of hearing a voice or other auditory stimulus that other individuals do not perceive. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Auditory Hallucination

auditory alternans
auditory aphasia
auditory apparatus
auditory area
auditory brainstem response audiometry
auditory canal
auditory capsule
auditory center
auditory communication
auditory cortex
auditory evoked potentials
auditory fatigue
auditory field
auditory ganglion
auditory hairs
auditory hallucination (current term)
auditory hyperesthesia
auditory image
auditory lemniscus
auditory localization
auditory meatus
auditory modality
auditory nerve
auditory nucleus
auditory oculogyric reflex
auditory organ
auditory ossicle
auditory ossicles
auditory pathway
auditory perception

Literary usage of Auditory hallucination

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1. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1906)
"... AND auditory hallucination. (From the Psychological Laboratory of the University of Pennsylvania. ) By CLARA HARRISON TOWN. Resident Psychologist at the ..."

2. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1905)
"Tinnitus aurium is a frequent accompaniment of auditory hallucination and is possibly its exciting cause sometimes. This conclusion is sustained by the ..."

3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1906)
"In a remarkably large proportion of the cases of auditory hallucination, tinnitus aurium is noted, and a large number of the cases of auditory hallucination ..."

4. Review of Neurology and Psychiatry (1905)
"One must keep in view also that chronic auditory hallucination may be met with in ... The relation of these cases of chronic auditory hallucination to the ..."

5. Proceedings of the Society for Psychical Research by Society for Psychical Research, Edmund Gurney (1894)
"This appears in Table II. as (a) one auditory hallucination of the voice of a living person and (6) one auditory hallucination of the voice of a dead person ..."

6. Psychopathological researches: Studies in Mental Dissociation by Boris Sidis (1908)
"In hypnosis, anaesthesia of the left hand was suggested, with warmth of the right hand, and a negative auditory hallucination. None of these was successful ..."

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