Academic journal article Alcoholism and Psychiatry Research

The Neuroscience of Hallucinations

Academic journal article Alcoholism and Psychiatry Research

The Neuroscience of Hallucinations

Article excerpt

Title: The Neuroscience of Hallucinations Editors: Jardri, R., Cachia, A., Thomas, P., Pins, D. (Eds.) ISBN: 978-1-4614-4120-5 eBook ISBN: 978-1-4614-4121-2 Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Number of pages: XXII, 566

Hallucinations are the leading psychopathological phenomenon, that affects all the sensory systems. The neurobiology of hallucinations is an exceptional bllok, which comprehensively synthetizes what neurolbiology knows about the hallucinations so far, whether the auditory, the visual, the olfactory, the gustative or the somatosensory hallucinatory experiences are concerned. The book is designed in such manner that it represents a valuable textbook for all professionals from the fields of neuroscience, basic scientists, clinicians, psychologists, neurologists and neurosurgeons. This book consists of 27 chapters, written by the world's leading experts from this field. Hallucinations are explained through the historic concepts of hallucinations, from the ancient Greece untill today. Hallucinations are mostly analyzed from the basic neuroscientific point of view, then through the psychiatric neurobiological insights about hallucinations and the neurologcial problems related to hallucinations. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.