Part I: The Basics of Hallucinations.- 1. An epistemological approach: history of concepts and ideas about hallucinations.- 2. Hallucinatory experiences in non-clinical populations.- 3. Hallucinations and other sensory deceptions in psychiatric disorders.- 4. Hallucinations associated with neurological disorders and sensory loss.- 5. Standardized assessment of hallucinations.- Part II: Cognitive Models of Hallucinations.- 6. The 'bottom-up' and 'top-down' components of the hallucinatory phenomenon.- 7. Speech processing and auditory verbal hallucinations.- 8. The role of memory retrieval and emotional salience in the emergence of hallucinations.- 9. Misattribution models (I): meta-cognitive believes and hallucinations.- 10. Misattributions models (II): source monitoring in hallucinating schizophrenia subjects.- 11. Time perception and discrimination in individuals suffering from hallucinations.- Part III: Neurobiological and Computational Models of Hallucinations.- 12. A neurodevelopmental perspective on hallucinations.- 13. Candidate genes involved in the expression of psychotic symptoms: a focus on hallucinations.- 14. Animal models and hallucinogenic drugs.- 15. Cannabis and hallucinations: studies in human subjects.- 16. Computational models of hallucinations.- Part IV: Brain-Imaging Insight into Hallucinations.- 17. Electrophysiological exploration of hallucinations (EEG, MEG).- 18. Structural imaging of the 'hallucinating' brain in schizophrenia.- 19. Functional brain imaging of auditory hallucinations: from self-monitoring deficits to co-opted neural resources.- 20. Functional brain imaging of hallucinations: symptom capture studies.- 21. Brain functioning when the voices are silent: aberrant default-mode in auditory verbal hallucinations.- 22. Connectivity issues of the 'hallucinating' brain.- Part V: Innovative Therapeutic Approaches of Hallucinations.- 23. Beyond monotherapy: the HIT-story.- 24. The psychopharmacology of hallucinations: ironic insights into mechanisms of action.- 25. Neuromodulation techniques to treat hallucinations.- 26. The future of brain stimulation to treat hallucinations.- 27. Perspectives in brain-imaging and computer-assisted technologies for the treatment of hallucinations.- Conclusion: Key-issues for future research in the neuroscience of hallucinations.
Über den Autor
Renaud Jardri, M.D., Ph.D., is a child psychiatrist at the Lille University Medical Centre, France and associate faculty at the Group for Neural Theory, École Normale Supérieure, Paris, France.Arnaud Cachia, Ph.D., is Associate Professor in Neurosciences at Université Paris Descartes, affiliated with the Center for Psychiatry and Neurosciences (INSERM, Ste-Anne Hospital) and the Laboratory for the Psychology of Child Development and Education (CNRS, Sorbonne).Pierre Thomas, M.D., Ph.D., is Professor of Psychiatry at the Lille North of France University School of Medicine and Co-Research Director of the "Hallucinations & Delusions" team in the Functional Neuroscience and Disorders Laboratory (Lille, France).Delphine Pins, Ph.D., is a CNRS researcher at the Functional Neurosciences and Disorders Laboratory (Lille, France), where she is Co-Research Director of the "Hallucinations & Delusions" team.
This book synthesizes the latest findings on these intriguing auditory, visual, olfactory, gustatory, and somatosensory experiences, from their molecular origins to their cognitive expression. Covers neuroimaging, interventions, therapies, drugs and more.
Gathers for the first time in one volume cutting-edge hallucination research from different areas of neurosciencePresents a state-of-the-art review of the hallucinatory phenomenon, from molecular to cognitive levels, including neuroimaging, computational, and innovative therapeutic aspectsOffers the vast multidisciplinary neuroscientific, psychological, and medical community an evidence-based model of the phenomenon