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are these hallucinations??

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saraa

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hi people,

since 4 years i started to hear voices of unknown meaning, or some time words were not clear, i dont know if it was hallucinations or not,

i used to have depression and anxiety, i even had numbness on my whole left side of the body due to anxiety,

but the new thing is that i found that the smell of things became awful , but in the second day i found the smell became normal again!!, i dont have any nose problems,

some times i see photos, and i another day i found the same photo was not like i see it in the first time,
i mean for example, the man in the photo wasnt smiling or was wearing another clothes when i saw the photo in the first time,

the question is; are these hallucinations??



 
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thrill

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From a random book I have.


hallucination A hallucination is an event that
is experienced as a sensory perception (e.g., the
sound of a voice, the sight of someone or something)
but, in fact, is not real. The relevant sensory
organs, such as the ears or eyes, are not physically
stimulated, yet the person reports a sensory experience.
A hallucination is experienced as real, and
it may be perceived as originating from outside a
person’s body (as with the usual sensory experiences
of sight and sound), or it may be felt to come
from within a person’s own body. For example, a
person may report “hearing voices,” but the voices
may be experienced as coming from within the
head rather than from outside it. A delusional
interpretation (if present) of a hallucination, may
be consistent with a person’s belief system or, if
the person is psychotic, with his delusional system.
Hallucinations are distinguished from delusions in
that a hallucination is a disturbance of perception
whereas a delusion represents a pathological distortion
of normal ideation.
 
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gabzgrl

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Good question. The fact that you are asking shows that you have insight into your surroundings, unlike a person who has Anosognosia. Anosognosia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

This term "Anosognosia" from Ancient Greek- "without "disease" "knowledge") is viewed as a deficit of self-awareness, a condition in which a person who suffers a certain disability seems unaware of the existence of his or her disability"

You appear to realize that you see things differently than certain people. If you study psychologist-- Carl Jung, philosophers i.e. Plato and Homer, these all studied the fragility of the human condition. Carl Jung studied specifically, schizophrenia and hallucinations. He developed a book called The Red Book, when he began his explorations of the human psyche and the context of hallucinatory experience, dreams, and meanings derived from them.

I would get a copy of The Red Book by Carl Jung if you can find it, an online copy is available free. I've downloaded it. Take a look at pages from The Red Book by Carl Jung | Books | The Guardian

C.G. Jung and the Red Book
 
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hi people,

since 4 years i started to hear voices of unknown meaning, or some time words were not clear, i dont know if it was hallucinations or not,

i used to have depression and anxiety, i even had numbness on my whole left side of the body due to anxiety,

but the new thing is that i found that the smell of things became awful , but in the second day i found the smell became normal again!!, i dont have any nose problems,

some times i see photos, and i another day i found the same photo was not like i see it in the first time,
i mean for example, the man in the photo wasnt smiling or was wearing another clothes when i saw the photo in the first time,

the question is; are these hallucinations??



How poor are you? Could you afford to ask a psychologist online? I found a therapist online £40 for 50 minutes, within 40 seconds of searching on google, if I had your symptoms I'd definitely ask an expert :p
 
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Gredge23

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No I do not believe these are hallucinations that happens me on a regular basis I believe it's a side effect of my tablets are you on medication?
 
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hi people,

since 4 years i started to hear voices of unknown meaning, or some time words were not clear, i dont know if it was hallucinations or not,

i used to have depression and anxiety, i even had numbness on my whole left side of the body due to anxiety,

but the new thing is that i found that the smell of things became awful , but in the second day i found the smell became normal again!!, i dont have any nose problems,

some times i see photos, and i another day i found the same photo was not like i see it in the first time,
i mean for example, the man in the photo wasnt smiling or was wearing another clothes when i saw the photo in the first time,

the question is; are these hallucinations??



I feel they are stress induced beliefs that can be related to psychosis.

I can relate to them from previous experience.

Are they hallucinations - perhaps they are - especially if you have a history of psychosis.
 
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limichelle32

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For me personally my hallucinations started when I was twelve! I did not know they were hallucinations or did I think anything was wrong. My hallucinations still today consist of either shadows, I hear footsteps at night when everybody is asleep, or actual people sitting on a chair or couch always near me. I also if I'm really stressed I hear voices. Voices coming outside my head. Since you are very aware of this you might not be having a psychosis. I ask if you are on medications?
Lisa
 
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ettiene.dyer

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Depends on who you ask. Deep ends on perspective. Bet if you slipped DMT into your hardware managing psychiatrist's drink or blew a little smoke his way, he might exceed you in his delusion of graduer. Takes a judge to make felon.
 
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