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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.
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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
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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.
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