TITLE

Visual Hallucinations in Mania

AUTHOR(S)
Chakrabarty, Arindam; Reddy, M. S.
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine;Jan-Jun2011, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p71
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
Visual hallucinations occur in a wide variety of neurological and psychiatric disorders, including toxic disturbances, drug withdrawal syndromes, focal central nervous system lesions, migraine headaches, blindness, schizophrenia, and psychotic mood disorders. Visual hallucinations are generally assumed to characteristically reflect organic disorders and are very rare in affective disorders. Here, we present a case of visual hallucinations in a young female with bipolar illness during the manic phase.
ACCESSION #
67190945

 

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