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Freeman, T. (1994). On some Types of Hallucinatory Experience. Psychoanal. Psychother., 8(3):273-281.

(1994). Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, 8(3):273-281

On some Types of Hallucinatory Experience

Thomas Freeman, M.D., FRCPE FRCPsych

There are types of non-visual hallucinatory experience which occur in the psychoses other than those which have a critical and derogatory content. Wish-fulfilment plays an important part in the formation of the content of these hallucinations. In others, ‘persecutory’ anxiety also occurs. A comparison is made between hallucinatory and dream content. An hypothesis is presented to account for the perceptual quality of these hallucinatory experiences. The therapeutic implications of these considerations concludes this presentation.

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