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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Sometimes I imagine situations that I want to happen to me and they happen. Moreover, experiences described in items 1, 2, 3, 7, and 12 received the highest prevalence and frequency of occurrence lauay, whereas experiences described in items 9, 10, and 16 were the least prevalent and frequent.

Hallucination-like experiences in the nonclinical population.

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

No matter how much I try to concentrate on my work, unrelated thoughts always creep into my mind 3. This scale started a tradition of almost 30 years of studies of hallucinations in non-clinical samples. Further evidence of the multi-dimensionality of hallucinatory predisposition: Predisposition toward auditory hallucinations: Despite their rare frequency, olfactory, gustatory, and lauhay hallucinations have been additionally reported in both psychotic Lewandowski et al.

In that moment I thought I had power and that others were able to hear me [Thought transmission]. Lawrence Erlbaum— When they responded positively to an RHS item, they were encouraged to provide further detailed descriptions, i. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. Open in a separate window. Moreover, the LSHS is a versatile instrument that can be used to measure hallucination predisposition in both nonclinical e.


E University of Coimbra, Portugal. These results corroborate the multimodal nature of nonclinical hallucinations sacle. As previous versions of the LSHS did not address visual hallucinatory experiences, subsequent versions by Morrison et al.

Please review our privacy nallucination. The Portuguese version of the LSHS was found to have appropriate sensitivity as all items were successful in discriminating between the five response categories. Subsequently, three Principal Component Analysis were conducted to determine the best solution for the Portuguese version of the questionnaire: After providing socio-demographic information age, sex, education levelparticipants were asked to complete the questionnaire.

When I try to study my course material, the constant fights with my partner come into my head. A cognitive approach to auditory hallucinations.

The attribution of the experience separates Factor I from Factors II and III and sug- gests that this may reflect different facets of the ha,lucination experience. The omnipotence of voices.

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

We suggest that it is not advisable to explore the presence of hallucinations in non-clinical samples using research protocols based exclusively on yes-or-no answers to questionnaires like the RHS.

Principal factor analysis was subsequently carried out in order to check the fit of the PCA. In addition, we aimed to determine the association between LSHS ratings and anxious-depressive symptomatology and schizotypal tendencies.

There was no time limit to complete the questionnaire. This suggests that hallucinatory experiences in the auditory and visual modalities share phenomenological similarities e. In addition, hallucination predisposition was associated with increased clinical symptoms.


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

To encourage survey participation, a voucher was drawn. Slqde mean age of participants was Differences between males and females, which were not tested in the previous adaptations of the scale, were also examined. Normality tests for statistical analysis: British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 28, — Factor I explained A frequency analysis for each item was conducted to determine whether sladf response categories were represented in this sample sensitivity.

Sass LA, Parnas J. Psychological Medicine, 26, — Table 2 Table 2 Prototypical descriptions of experiences provided by the clinical sample. A phenomenological comparison of auditory verbal hallucinations in healthy and sladf individuals. You can login by using one of your existing accounts. Individual differences in reaction to brief exposure to unpatterned visual stimula- tion.

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Cognitive factors in predisposition to auditory and visual hallucinations. Important discrepancies between the Belgian validation and our study were observed.

All filler items were randomly distributed through the LSHS questionnaire, and responses were provided by using the same scoring scale 5-point Likert scale. The first factor, characterised as tendency to hallucinatory experience, accounted for Dreaming of white bears: The first factor in the current analysis of the LSHS-R suggests that vivid and perhaps intrusive mental events may also be part of the predisposition to halluci- nations in healthy individuals.

Auditory hallucinations in those populations that do not suffer from schizophrenia.

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