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Organic Hallucination

Organic Hallucinations


  • Inherited leucodystrophies can present with neuropsychiatric features.[jnnp.bmj.com]
  • Abstract This article presents a case of a 35-year-old woman presenting for the first time in a severely agitated, tearful, and psychotic state.[primarypsychiatry.com]
  • Hallucinations, delusions or idiosyncratic behaviors may still be present, but their manifestations are significantly diminished in comparison to the acute phase of the illness.[psychcentral.com]
  • Conditions like Wilson’s disease , multiple sclerosis, systemic lupus erhythematosus, sarcoidosis, etc., can present with auditory hallucinations.[medindia.net]
  • All of these symptoms may not be present in every patient. The presentation of a patient with delirium will fluctuate during the course of the condition and even during the course of a day.[aafp.org]
  • The study found that approximately one-third of the subjects were noncompliant at any given time during the research year. Antipsychotic Medications Antipsychotic drugs are used in the treatment of schizophrenia.[mentalillnesspolicy.org]
  • Anosognosia is associated with higher rates of noncompliance with treatment, a higher risk of repeated psychotic episodes, and a poorer prognosis for recovery. High rates of substance abuse disorders.[minddisorders.com]
Acute Intermittent Porphyria
  • intermittent porphyria C Acute maniaD Huntington's chorea 17) Following are positive features of Schizophrenia except A Thought disorderB Anhedonia C Visual hallucinationD Delusion of reference 18) A 60 year man gives a 10 year history that he suspects[gradestack.com]
  • Acute intermittent porphyria can give rise to acute psychosis, often in association with abdominal pain.[jnnp.bmj.com]
  • A Substance-induced psychosis B Schizophrenia C Schizoaffective disorder D Schizophreniform disorder E Malingering 99) A 25-year-old man is brought to the physician after complaining about a visual hallucination of a transparent phantom of his own body[gradestack.com]
  • […] the prelude to psychosis can be diagnosed with certainty. (36) What I particularly appreciate about Aviv’s account is that she writes extensively about the nature of the delusions themselves, about the flow of delusional ideas, their relation to the collapse[blogs.plos.org]
  • Following are positive features of Schizophrenia except A Thought disorderB Anhedonia C Visual hallucinationD Delusion of reference 18) A 60 year man gives a 10 year history that he suspects his neighbours and he feels that when ever he passes by they sneeze[gradestack.com]
  • A Renal failure B Inappropriate antidiuretic hormone (ADH) secretion C Addison disease D Psychogenic polydipsia E Nephrotic syndrome 33) 'Hemp insanity' is due to intake of A Cocaine B Cannabis C Opioid D Heroin 34) A 17-year-old boy is diagnosed with[gradestack.com]
Visual Hallucination
  • Using source localization as a guiding principle, olfactory hallucinations… … Dictionary of Hallucinations visual hallucination — Also referred to as vision. Both terms are indebted to the Latin noun visio, which means sight.[hallucinations.enacademic.com]
  • Psychiatry Schizophirenia & Other Psychosis Visual hallucinations without auditory hallucination is seen in A Organic brain damage B Obsessive Compulsive neurosis C Agarophobia D Schizophrenia Ans.[gradestack.com]
  • Mechanisms of hallucinations Visual hallucinations: 1. Irritation of the primary visual cortex causes simple elementary visual hallucinations. 2.[slideshare.net]
  • Visual hallucinations - These hallucinations cause a person to see things that aren't there. The intensity may vary from person to person.[gomentor.com]
  • Simple visual hallucinations are formless visual hallucinations, i.e., seeing lights, geometric shapes, colors and some indiscrete objects in the absence of any actual stimulus.[medindia.net]
Olfactory Hallucination
  • The term olfactory hallucination is indebted to the Latin verb ol(e)facere, which means to smell.[hallucinations.enacademic.com]
  • Hallucination, tactile Hallucination, tactile (touch) Olfactory hallucination Olfactory hallucinations Sleep related hallucinations Tactile hallucination Tactile hallucinations Clinical Information A disorder characterized by a false sensory perception[icd9data.com]
  • Symptoms of / Reasons for Organic Hallucinosis Auditory Hallucinations Visual Hallucinations Olfactory Hallucinations Tactile or Physical Hallucinations[gomentor.com]
  • While phantosmia is an olfactory hallucination, parosmia refers to an olfactory illusion. Olfactory hallucinations can occur due to damage of the nervous tissue carrying smell sensations from nose to the brain.[medindia.net]
  • (AIIMS Nov 2010) A Onset after 45 yrs B Onset between 25-30 yrs C Prognosis is poor D Olfactory hallucinations are seen. 81) A 30 year old person thinks that his wife and boss have an affair, he also thinks that his friend is also involved in this and[gradestack.com]
Psychiatric Manifestation
  • Kakkilaya found varied psychiatric manifestations. Most of these patients were already on antimalarial treatment at the time of referral to the psychiatric service (unpublished data).[malariasite.com]
Flat Affect
  • Symptoms may include bizarre delusions, prominent hallucinations, incoherence, flat affect, avolition, and anhedonia. Functioning is impaired in interpersonal, academic, or occupational relations and self-care.[dualdiagnosis.org]
  • Dementia in Huntington's chorea F02.3* Dementia in Parkinson's disease ( G20 ) A dementia developing in the course of established Parkinson's disease. No particular distinguishing clinical features have yet been demonstrated.[apps.who.int]
  • Examination revealed lack of insight, an inappropriately jocular manner, chorea, borderline wasting of the lower legs and areflexia. His creatine kinase was elevated at 1350 U/l (normal range 24–161 U/l).[jnnp.bmj.com]
  • Clouding of consciousness 15) All are features of schizophrenia except A Thought broadcastingB Concrete thinking C DementiaD Autism 16) Auditory hallucinations are usually seen in A SchizophreniaB Acute intermittent porphyria C Acute maniaD Huntington's chorea[gradestack.com]
Abnormal Involuntary Movement
  • Abnormal involuntary movements of the body such as uncontrolled jerky movements combined with slow, writhing movements (choreoathetosis) are common.[rarediseases.org]
Choreoathetoid Movements
  • While phantosmia is an olfactory hallucination, parosmia refers to an olfactory illusion. Olfactory hallucinations can occur due to damage of the nervous tissue carrying smell sensations from nose to the brain.[medindia.net]
  • A Schizoaffective disorderB Delusional disorder C Schizophreniform disorderD Catatonia 27) All are features of catatonia except A MannerismsB Echopraxia C AmbitendencyD Cataplexy 28) Psychomotor features are maximally seen in which type of schizophrenia[gradestack.com]


  • He is currently involved in a collaborative project with the University of Utrecht, on model based and model free analyses of fMRI activation patterns obtained from individuals with verbal auditory hallucinations, and an experimental treatment method[books.google.com]
  • Each psychotic experience may therefore require a tailored treatment.[theguardian.com]
  • Treatment in a private hospital With private health insurance, it’s also possible to get treatment in a private hospital.[sane.org]
  • A long-ter Chapter 1 — Index Chapter 2 — Dual Disorders: Concepts and Definitions Chapter 3 — Mental Health and Addiction Treatment Systems: Philosophical and Treatment Approach Issue Chapter 4 — Linkages for Mental Health and AOD Treatment Chapter 5[dualdiagnosis.org]
  • In fact, according to the National Advisory Mental Health Council, the treatment success rate for schizophrenia is comparable to the treatment success rate for heart disease.[mentalillnesspolicy.org]


  • The likely diagnosis is A Paranoid personality B Paranoid schizophrenia C Alcoholic hallucinations D Dementia 19) Prognosis of schizophrenia is best if-.[gradestack.com]
  • Women have a better prognosis for higher functioning than men, as do patients with no apparent structural abnormalities of the brain.[psychcentral.com]
  • Such cases and patients with unimpaired consciousness after seizures tend to have good prognosis.[malariasite.com]
  • 34% had depression 22% had attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) 21% had disruptive behavior disorders 23% had other diagnoses. 6 Studies suggest that children who have hallucinations but no other psychotic symptoms have a better long-term prognosis[mdedge.com]
  • In general terms, the prognosis is poorer when schizophrenia develops in childhood or adolescence.[patient.info]


  • Therefore, controversies exist about the etiology of Capgras Syndrome, some researchers explain it with organic factors, others with psychodynamic factors, or a combination of the two, Treatment: Individual therapy may be best suited to treat the persons[psychnet-uk.com]
  • The DSM IV TR differentiates between the disorders of delirium by their etiology ,although they share a common symptom presentation .[currentnursing.com]
  • Primary care physicians must be able to recognize delirium so that the underlying etiology can be ascertained and addressed.[aafp.org]
  • It can be differentiated from postencephalitic syndrome (F07.1) and postconcussional syndrome (F07.2) by its different etiology, more restricted range of generally milder symptoms, and usually shorter duration.[apps.who.int]
  • […] and Neurodevelopmental disorders F01-F09 2019 ICD-10-CM Range F01-F09 Mental disorders due to known physiological conditions Note This block comprises a range of mental disorders grouped together on the basis of their having in common a demonstrable etiology[icd10data.com]


  • What single reports from children and parents aggregate to attention déficit-hyperactivity disorder and oppositional defiant disorder diagnoses in epidemiological studies. Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2008 Sep; 17(6):352-64. Epub 2008 Apr 21. 3.[tdahytu.es]
  • Common, yet a cause for concern Epidemiologic studies show 2.8% of adults report hallucinations before age 21. 2 Nonpsychotic children as young as age 5 have reported hallucinations. 3 Hallucinatory phenomenon may be present in 8% to 21% of all 11-year-old[mdedge.com]
  • Additional resources NIH Drug Facts: Marijuana FDA: Potential Merits of Cannabinoids for Medical Uses National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: Epidemiologic Research NPR: Marijuana's Health Effects? Top Scientists Weigh In[livescience.com]
  • Epidemiology An English study reported an incidence of 15.2 per 100,000 person-years. [ 1 ] A systematic review reported a prevalence of 7.2/1,000 persons. [ 2 ] In children and adolescents between the ages of 5 and 18 the prevalence has been estimated[patient.info]
  • Epidemiology: Delirium is a common problem in all health care settings, with a prevalence of 0.4% in general population, 1.1% in general population aged 55 years, 9–30% in general hospital admissions and 5–55% in elderly general hospital admissions.[currentnursing.com]
Sex distribution
Age distribution


  • However, its pathophysiology is not completely understood. The basic underlying defect seems to be clogging of the cerebral micocirculation by the parasitized red cells.[malariasite.com]
  • "Alcoholic organic brain disease: nosology and pathophysiologic mechanisms". Prog. Neuropsychopharmacol. Biol. Psychiatry . 10 (2): 147–64. doi : 10.1016/0278-5846(86)90069-2 . PMID 2875490 . a b c Rogers, M. P; Bloomingdale, K; Murawski, B.[en.wikipedia.org]


  • If you or someone you know is considering suicide, get help from a crisis or suicide prevention hotline. Try the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255.[healthline.com]
  • Daily Mental Stimulation To prevent and slow the progress of any kind of dementia, it’s very helpful to find ways to stimulate the mind on a regular and daily basis.[draxe.com]
  • Adequate magnesium in the body may prevent the constriction of blood vessels including the arteries connecting to the inner ear and lessen the risk of tinnitus.[organicfacts.net]
  • Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication 94-113. OSHA [1980]. Methyl Alcohol Method 91.[cdc.gov]
  • Some measures can be taken to manage or prevent hallucinations. For severe hallucinations, antipsychotic medications may be prescribed.[medindia.net]

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