The Charles Bonnet Syndrome: ‘Phantom Visual Images’

@article{Schultz1991TheCB,
  title={The Charles Bonnet Syndrome: ‘Phantom Visual Images’},
  author={G. Schultz and R. Melzack},
  journal={Perception},
  year={1991},
  volume={20},
  pages={809 - 825}
}
The Charles Bonnet syndrome is a condition in which individuals experience complex visual hallucinations without demonstrable psychopathology or disturbance of normal consciousness. An analysis of the sixty-four cases described in the literature reveals that the syndrome can occur at any age though it is more common in elderly people. Reduction in vision, due to peripheral eye pathology as well as pathology within the brain, is associated with the syndrome. Individual hallucinatory episodes can… Expand
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