hallucination - quotes and descriptions to inspire creative writing
The hallucinations were the same as being tortured for real, all of the emotions, all of the trauma, and none of the empathy that would come with such a real life ordeal.
To hallucinate wings without the ability to alter gravity is a dangerous thing.
Since the human brain hallucinates the entirety of our reality from its various inputs, hallucinations are a reason for great empathy and care. The reality of that person has changed. If you want to help them, you need to grasp that nettle and hold on.
When the dreaming brain struggles to solve the problems it needs to process it expands its "department" into areas of consciousness, hence the hallucinations. Thus the most logical longterm treatment is a world of less stress - be it auditory, visual or both.
Genius and madness are so linked because our dreaming brain is our most creative self; the greatest among us make this ropewalk appear easy. Yet when it spills into hallucinations then the dreaming brain has gone too far, it has overrun the ability of the prefrontal cortex to make sense of it and translate it into a form others can comprehend.