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Related to command hallucination: hallucinating
a symptom (associated with a schizophrenic or psychotic mood disorder), usually auditory but sometimes visual, consisting of a message, from no external source, to do something.
a condition in which individuals hear and sometimes obey voices that command them to perform certain acts. The hallucinations may influence them to engage in behavior that is dangerous to themselves or to others.
command hallucinationPsychiatry A hallucination in which a person perceives spoken orders or commands from an 'entity' within; CHs in a schizophrenic should trigger an ↑ in monitoring of Pts to prevent violent behavior or suicide
com·mand hal·lu·ci·na·tion(kŏ-mand' hă-lū'si-nā'shŭn)
A symptom, usually auditory but sometimes visual, consisting of a message, from no external source, to do something.