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do people with schizophrenia have one visual hallucination that they usually see

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Dr. Donald Hazlett
53 years experience Psychiatry
Not usually.: Hallucinations are auditory or visual with auditory more common. Auditory may be vague and benign or clear and foul and threatening, often demanding a ... Read More

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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Vogel
29 years experience Ophthalmology
No: No.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Passer
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
All forms: A person may only have delusions and still have schizophrenia. Delusions are fixed, false beliefs. Paranoid schizophrenia is the most common type and ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Koenigsberg
41 years experience Psychiatry
Not necessarily: In schizophrenia, auditory hallucinations are most common. Visual hallucinations can happen early on or later on, or not at all. It varies with each ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Miles
46 years experience Psychiatry
Not usually: Auditory hallucinations are more common than visual hallucinations.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
30 years experience Psychiatry
Possible but unusual: Auditory hallucinations are more common in addition to ideas of reference, thought broadcasting, thought insertion and paranoia. However visual halluc ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cyma Khalily
34 years experience Psychiatry
SOMETIMES: Sometimes yes and sometimes no. If the person is psychotic enough then no it is difficult for them to tell that it is a hallucination, especially if t ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wells
43 years experience Psychiatry
Why do you ask?: Are you interested in having visual hallucinations or have you had visual hallucinations? Also please say more about your experience with salvia and h ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leslie Howell
19 years experience psychiatry
Bipolar: I cannot think of any other term that is used other than bipolar or manic-depressive.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
It can happen: Dx(s) can be mistaken. They are mostly determined as met by self-reports. If you are preoccupied by delusions, that can convince a doctor. But, if you ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Great question: My feeling is that Asperger folks are much less TELEOLOGICALLY oriented in their thinking on life & its problems. That means everything that happe ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
Epilepsy & learning: For some children, seizures interfere with attention, which makes it difficult for them to learn. Normally this occurs with childhood absence seizure ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
School Counselor: Please take this concern to your school counselor.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Berman
13 years experience Clinical Psychology
No: Having borderline pd has nothing to do with lower IQ. Rather, feelings can be overwhelming for these patients which makes rational thinking harder to ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Hallucinations: Hallucinations and delusions can be very frightening, and need to be treated. Some people experience psychotic symptoms like these during depression, ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience Internal Medicine
U r right: This does not sound consistent. U may consider a clarification or a 2nd opinion.
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hello, : Hello, those people may be used symbolically in your dream or the dreams may be literally about them. It is likely that your mind is trying to work th ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emma Rishton
12 years experience Clinical Psychology
Better treatment: It is not better to go untreated, going untreated can be extremely dangerous. Talking to a psychiatrist and/or therapist about your concerns is vital ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
56 years experience Psychiatry
No: A few rare individuals have severe mental illness & genius IQs but fot most illness impairs functioning--
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ian Cook
Dr. Ian Cook answered
33 years experience Psychiatry
Tinnitus: Probably you're describing tinnitus. Many causes are possible, incl med side effect, middle ear issues, or exposure to loud sounds, but the ones you ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Delirium: Delirium is a medical emergency associated w/high mortality if underlying cause is not treated. It is defined by sudden onset of hallucinations (audio ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
32 years experience Psychiatry
Sometimes: Studies estimate that somewhere between 40 to 60% of individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia have only partial or no insight into their illness. Some ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miroslava Fox
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
See below: People in psychotic state might experience a variety of hallucinations -- visual, auditory, tactile, olfactory. The specific content and details of ... Read More
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