PSYCHOGENIC HALLUCINATION

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Different from physiological hallucinations, which can be brought on by drugs, alcohol or brain injury, a psychogenic hallucination is caused by psychological factors.

PSYCHOGENIC HALLUCINATION: "Seeing his mother smiling from the window, even though she had been dead many years was a psychogenic hallucination for Carl."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PSYCHOGENIC HALLUCINATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/psychogenic-hallucination/ (accessed July 2, 2022).

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