Visual, somatosensory, olfactory, and gustatory hallucinations.

  title={Visual, somatosensory, olfactory, and gustatory hallucinations.},
  author={Jody L Carter},
  journal={The Psychiatric clinics of North America},
  volume={15 2},
  • Jody L Carter
  • Published 1992 in The Psychiatric clinics of North America
Hallucinations that involve any of the sensory modalities may accompany a number of functional and organic conditions. Although characteristics of the hallucinations are not specific, they are characteristic and suggestive of specific disorders. Appropriate evaluation and treatment require consideration of the past psychiatric, neurologic, and medical history; assessment of accompanying psychiatric and neurologic signs and symptoms; and degree of response to conventional therapy. Any patient… CONTINUE READING


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