Prevalence of hallucinations and their pathological associations in the general population

  title={Prevalence of hallucinations and their pathological associations in the general population},
  author={M. Ohayon},
  journal={Psychiatry Research},
  • M. Ohayon
  • Published 2000
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychiatry Research
  • Hallucinations are perceptual phenomena involved in many fields of pathology. Although clinically widely explored, studies in the general population of these phenomena are scant. This issue was investigated using representative samples of the non-institutionalized general population of the United Kingdom, Germany and Italy aged 15 years or over (N=13,057). These surveys were conducted by telephone and explored mental disorders and hallucinations (visual, auditory, olfactory, haptic and… CONTINUE READING
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