What Is the Link Between Hallucinations, Dreams, and Hypnagogic-Hypnopompic Experiences?

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Waters, Flavie; Blom, Jan Dirk; Dang-Vu, Thien Thanh; Cheyne, Allan J.; Alderson-Day, Ben; Woodruff, Peter; Collerton, Daniel;
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4988750, doi: 10.1093/schbul/sbw076
  • Subject: AUDITORY VERBAL HALLUCINATIONS | consciousness | HUMAN REM-SLEEP | LEWY BODIES | MEDICAL HYPOTHESIS | PARKINSONS-DISEASE | parasomnia | schizophrenia | nightmare | Invited Themed Article | EYE-MOVEMENT SLEEP | sleep | SLOW-WAVE SLEEP | misperception | hypnopompic and hypnagogic hallucination | REM | eye disease | PHENOMENOLOGICAL SURVEY | DEFAULT MODE NETWORK | BRAIN ACTIVITY | Parkinson's disease
    mesheuropmc: psychological phenomena and processes

By definition, hallucinations occur only in the full waking state. Yet similarities to sleep-related experiences such as hypnagogic and hypnopompic hallucinations, dreams and parasomnias, have been noted since antiquity. These observations have prompted researchers to s... View more
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