Altered states of consciousness by Marinus Jan Marijs
Altered state of consciousness is any condition which is significantly different from a normal waking state.
As representing a sufficient deviation in subjective experience of psychological functioning from certain general norms for that individual during alert, waking consciousness.
Hypnagogic state of consciousness, during the onset of sleep
Hypnopompic state the transitional state from sleep to wakefulness
dream state (The hypnagogic and hypnopompic states – the periods when a person enters and exits sleep, respectively – have been found to feature decreased awareness of the environment and of mental content, loss of volitional control over mentation, and decreased reality testing, along with increased internal absorption and an increase in mental imagery)
Mind-wandering (sometimes referred to as task unrelated thought, or, colloquially, autopilot) is the experience of thoughts not remaining on a single topic for a long period of time, particularly when people are engaged in an attention-demanding task.
Hysteria colloquially means ungovernable emotional excess
Mania, also known as manic syndrome, is a state of abnormally elevated arousal, affect, and energy level, or “a state of heightened overall activation with enhanced affective expression together with Lability of affect
Distractibility (too easily drawn to unimportant or irrelevant external stimuli).
Adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is the psychiatric condition of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults. present with persistent difficulties in following directions, remembering information, concentrating, organizing tasks, completing work within specified time frames and appearing timely in appointments.
Hypnotically Induced State
Psychedelically Induced States