autoscopic hallucination

autoscopic hallucination

the perception of oneself as an external object, which can lead to the delusion that one has a double. Compare: out-of-body experience.
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There are 3 main forms of this phenomena described on the basis of phenomenological and anatomical criteria, that is, heautoscopy, autoscopic hallucination, and out-of-body experience [3].
In the present case report, we discuss autoscopic hallucination in a patient of alcohol dependence syndrome who presented with hallucinatory phenomena during withdrawal state.
The Lilliputian hallucination was gone after the second day of admission and the autoscopic hallucination remained till the fifth day as inpatient.
This case report documents the presence of autoscopic hallucination in the alcohol withdrawal state, which is an interesting finding.
In this case report, we observed autoscopic hallucination which is quite rare in a clinical setting.
Mohr, "Out-of-body experience, heautoscopy, and autoscopic hallucination of neurological origin: Implications for neurocognitive mechanisms of corporeal awareness and self-consciousness," Brain Research Reviews, vol.
The distinct representations of Self in dreams, with autoscopic hallucination, also reflects a parallel spectrum of sense of Self in other altered states (hypnosis, mystical or shamanic journeys, meditation) as well as pathological altered states (out of body experience, mindbody dissociation, double Self phenomenon).
The brains of people who have had OBEs were compared with those who have had autoscopic hallucinations, or the perception of seeing one's body in extra-personal space.
Autoscopic hallucinations are the experience of "seeing oneself" (thus indicating the existence of two selves) as if looking in a mirror.