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Hallucinations

Research and Practice

Editors: Blom, Jan Dirk, Sommer, Iris E.C. (Eds.)

  • Aims to provide an overview of the field of contemporary hallucinations research
  • Intends to cover many different types of hallucination
  • Approaches the subject matter from four different perspectives, i.e., conceptual, phenomenological, neuroscientific, and therapeutic
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About this book

The work aims to provide an overview of the field of contemporary hallucinations research. It will consist of 28 chapters, the writing of which will be put out to international experts specialized in the specific fields at hand. The work aims to be unique, in that it intends to cover many different types of hallucination, and to approach the subject matter from four different perspectives, i.e., conceptual, phenomenological, neuroscientific, and therapeutic.

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From the reviews:

“It covers a wide range of recent studies on various forms of hallucination and would be suitable for mental health professionals from both medical and nonmedical backgrounds. … Hallucinations: Research and Practice is an excellent reference book for students and mental health professionals … who are interested in the latest studies in the phenomenon of hallucinations. It covers a wide range of topics that may satisfy the needs and curiosities of practicing clinicians, researchers, instructors, and graduate students in related fields.” (Alex C. N. Leung, PsycCRITIQUES, Vol. 58 (15), April, 2013)

“This superb book summarizes the current research findings and their implications for understanding hallucinations. … this exceptional book is a welcome addition to psychiatry. … The intended audience includes anyone interested in hallucinations … . Graduate students involved in research in this area would benefit from this timely and comprehensive review. … All mental health professions who are involved in the care of individuals with severe mental illness should read this important book.” (Michael Joel Schrift, Doody’s Review Service, May, 2011)

Table of contents (29 chapters)

  • General Introduction

    Sommer, Iris E. C. (et al.)

    Pages 1-4

  • The Construction of Visual Reality

    Hoffman, Donald D.

    Pages 7-15

  • Consciousness, Memory, and Hallucinations

    Behrendt, Ralf-Peter

    Pages 17-31

  • A Network Model of Hallucinations

    Goekoop, Rutger (et al.)

    Pages 33-54

  • The Construction of Hallucination: History and Epistemology

    Berrios, German E. (et al.)

    Pages 55-71

Buy this book

eBook $149.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4614-0959-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $219.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4614-0958-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $199.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4899-8957-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Hallucinations
Book Subtitle
Research and Practice
Editors
  • Jan Dirk Blom
  • Iris E.C. Sommer
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
eBook ISBN
978-1-4614-0959-5
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4614-0959-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4614-0958-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4899-8957-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 426
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