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AshTrees
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02 Feb 2014, 6:10 am

Can people without mental illness experience visual hallucinations?

I work in a supermarket. Back in October last year I briefly saw myself standing in front of the trolley I was pushing. I blinked and she disappeared.

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02 Feb 2014, 8:37 am

AshTrees wrote:
Can people without mental illness experience visual hallucinations?

I work in a supermarket. Back in October last year I briefly saw myself standing in front of the trolley I was pushing. I blinked and she disappeared.

Thanks


That sounds like a dissociative hallucination. If it bothers you, you can talk to a mental health professional about it.


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02 Feb 2014, 10:15 am

Not every mental difference has to be a mental disorder. With just one hallucinatory experience you don't fullfill the diagnostic criteria for any mental disorder. Just when you also experience other symptoms...
You might be interested in that: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hearing_Voices_Movement


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