The hallucinations can frighten and disconcert as to what is real and what is not and carers need to learn how to support sufferers. RIP, Niki. The word "hallucination" itself was introduced into the English language by the 17th-century physician Sir Thomas Browne in from the derivation of the Latin word alucinari meaning to wander in the mind.

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Because the auditory stimulus is present in this situation, it does not qualify it as a hallucination. Darger had a couple of boyhood chums when he was at the asylum, but as an adult he had only one true friend: You are here News Latest news News.