Macropsia, micropsia, and episodic illusions in Japanese adolescents.

  title={Macropsia, micropsia, and episodic illusions in Japanese adolescents.},
  author={Kazuhiro Abe and Nobuyuki Oda and Ryoko Araki and Masayo Igata},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry},
  volume={28 4},
The prevalence of episodic macropsia, micropsia, and distortions of time perception was examined by questionnaire in 3,224 high-school students aged 13 to 18 years. About 9% of the students reported having experienced one or more types of episodic illusion within the past 6 months. The prevalence of probable migraine was more than three times higher in students with episodic illusions than in those with no episodic illusions. Experiencing more than one type of illusion was found to be… CONTINUE READING

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