- hypnagogic hallucinations
- vivid and intense auditory or visual hallucinations occurring at the beginning or the end of sleep. They occur in 30-60% of patients with narcolepsy.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
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hypnagogic hallucinations — vivid and intense auditory or visual hallucinations occurring at the beginning or the end of sleep. They occur in 30–60% of patients with narcolepsy … The new mediacal dictionary
hypnagogic hallucination — Also known as hypnagogic imagery, hypnagogic reverie, hypnagogic illusion, hypnagogic visualization, presomnal sensation, predormital hallucination, anthypnic sensation, oneirogagic image, phantasma, vision of half sleep, and faces in the dark … Dictionary of Hallucinations
hypnagogic nightmare — Also referred to as sleep onset nightmare. The term hypnagogic nightmare is indebted to the Greek words hupnos (sleep) and agein (to lead, to transport). It is used to denote a type of nightmare occurring during sleep onset (i.e. during stage… … Dictionary of Hallucinations
hypnagogic syndrome — The term hypnagogic syndrome is indebted to the Greek words hupnos (sleep) and agein (to lead, to transport). It was introduced in or shortly before 1987 by the Cypriot philosopher and psychologist Andreas Mavromatis to denote the basic… … Dictionary of Hallucinations
hypnagogic imagery — see hypnagogic hallucination … Dictionary of Hallucinations
hypnagogic visualization — see hypnagogic hallucination … Dictionary of Hallucinations
hypnagogic reverie — see hypnagogic hallucination … Dictionary of Hallucinations
Hypnagogic — Concerning the drowsiness one commonly feels before sleep, the transitional state preceding sleep, and also the hallucinations that may occur at that time. The original French word hypnagogique was derived from Greek roots hypno , sleep + agogos … Medical dictionary
hypnagogic — also hypnogogic adjective Etymology: French hypnagogique, from Greek hypn + agōgos leading, inducing, from agein to lead more at agent Date: 1886 of, relating to, or occurring in the period of drowsiness immediately preceding sleep < hypnagogic… … New Collegiate Dictionary
hypnagogic — hyp•na•gog•ic [[t]ˌhɪp nəˈgɒdʒ ɪk, ˈgoʊ dʒɪk[/t]] adj. 1) psl phl of or pertaining to the period of drowsiness between wakefulness and sleep: hypnagogic hallucinations Compare hypnopompic 2) psl pha inducing drowsiness • Etymology: 1885–90; <… … From formal English to slang