Launay-Slade Hallucination Scale Scores on the X-axis and Number of Top- Down Errors in the Semantic Task on the Y-axis. Using partial correlations, we. Keywords: Launay–Slade Hallucination Scale (LSHS-R); Predisposition to hallucinations; Misattribution of source; Intrusive thoughts The Launay–Slade. The Launay-Slade Hallucination Scale (LSHS-R) (Launay Slade, ; Bentall & Slade, a) is a frequently used measure of predisposition to hallucinations.

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Suggest a Research Topic. The second factor accounted for additional Sensed presence and other hallucinations. Psychiatric assessments of a selected sample of subjects. Distribution of hallucinations in the population. A Cronbach’s alpha of 0. PubMed Abstract Google Scholar. Tactile hallucinations are most likely to occur while falling asleep hypnagogic experiences or waking up hypnopompic experiences; Ohayon, ; Cheyne, References Publications referenced by this paper.

In my daydreams I can hear the sound of a 2. Click here to sign up. Login Register Login using. Is there hwllucination continuum of psychotic experiences in the general population? The factor structure of the 12 variables was initially examined by PCA. The psychometric proprieties of the LSHS here examined suggest that this scale is a reliable and valid questionnaire to objectively assess hallucinatory experiences in the nonclinical population.


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Specifically, the more pleasant the hallucinatory experiences were perceived, the more controllable they were judged. Kendler KS, Parnas J, editors.

Johns LC, van Os J. Moreover, the LSHS is a versatile instrument that can be used to measure hallucination predisposition in both nonclinical e.

Launay-Slade Hallucination Scale-Revised (LSHS-R) – Allie: Abbreviation / Long Form Info.

Healthy individuals with auditory verbal hallucinations; who are they? I see my mother or brother [as an apparition], and they show me their pain. Sometimes a passing thought will seem so 1.

Even though the experience of hallucinations is considered a hallmark of psychotic disorders e.

Consistent with previous studies, differences between sensory modalities of hallucinations in nonclinical individuals were minimal Tien, ; Johns and van Os, Rather, it should look for deeper phenomena which may emerge only from careful phenomenological analysis. Consequently, we hypothesized that nonclinical hallucinations would be more prevalent in female relative to male participants. Next, the descriptions were grouped according to phenomenal analogies e.

Quality of hallucinatory experiences: differences between a clinical and a non-clinical sample

Prevalence of hallucinations and their pathological associations in the general population. The multifactorial structure of the predisposition to hallucinaiton and associations with anxiety, depression and stress. These results corroborate the lower severity of hallucinations in the general population compared to psychotic individuals. Regarding the perceived control over the hallucinations, all types of hallucinatory experiences were rated as highly uncontrollable and dominating.


Quality of hallucinatory experiences: differences between a clinical and a non-clinical sample

She lives with me and calls me often, and this might make me think that I hear her calling me when she really is not. Although the scale has frequently been utilised in research as a method for measuring predisposition to auditory hallucinations in healthy indivi- duals e. These findings provided support for a continuum model of psychotic experiences that extends not only across diagnostic categories, but also into the non-clinical general population e.

Particularly, AVHs occur with increased frequency and duration in psychotic compared to nonpsychotic individuals de Leede-Smith and Barkus, The incidence and outcome of subclinical psychotic experiences in the general population. InLaunay and Slade 3 published the Launay-Slade Hallucination Scale LSHSa item self-report questionnaire aimed to assess the prevalence of perceptual pathological experiences and sub-clinical forms related to hallucinations.