Questions tagged [hallucinate-hallucogenic]

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Are phosphenes not a common ophthalmological phenomena?

I've been able to see them my entire life as far back as I can remember as a child (I am now 31 at this time of writing). I had always assumed this to be something that everyone can perceive, but by ...
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Are auditory hallucinations a side effect of Oxycodone? How long does Oxycodone stay in the body?

Are auditory hallucinations a side effect of Oxycodone (when used for a short period following a surgery)? To give this question context, the following situation has been provided (not to be ...
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What drugs can keep you awake for long time?

I'm writing a story about someone who's poisoned with a drug which makes him not be able to sleep for several days. In order to make my story as realistic as possible I need to know a couple of things:...
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How could Lyrica (pregabalin) cause hallucinations?

I've heard of this happening on rare occasion, but I cannot figure out a sensible mechanism. I have some limited understanding of neurology and the function of GABA, and I know that ethanol (a GABA ...
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how electromagnetic fields affect brain activity?

I have been investigating for an half hour in the Internet and I think there are not many reliable pages in my ignorant opinion so this is my question: is it possible to have hallucinations caused by ...
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Were the Salem Witch Trials caused by sociopaths, ergotism, hallucinations, or mass hysteria?

In the spirit of Halloween, I'm thinking of the medical reasons that contributed to the Salem Witch Trials? Was it caused by sociopaths, or classic food poisoning -- ergotism -- or mass hysteria or ...