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what are the most common type of hallucinations in schizophrenia

A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
38 years experience Psychiatry
Schizophrenia sympts: Acute schizophrenia symptoms include hallucinations, delusions (usually paranoia, ideas of reference, thought insertion or withdrawal), agitation, iso ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Passer
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
Psychosis: Psychosis is the hallmark of schizophrenia and has to do with a person having delusions and/or hallucinations. Delusions are fixed, false beliefs. The ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Grugle
36 years experience Psychiatry
Not at all: There are many possible causes of hallucinations - severe mood disorders, substance abuse, and metabolic disorders like thyroid disease to name just a ... Read More
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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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moranville
35 years experience Psychiatry
Usually: Sometimes it may be very difficult to differentiate between "reality" and abnormal perception. We are aware of only a small percentage of sounds and s ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
56 years experience Psychiatry
No: Relatively few pts with schizophrenia have visual hallucinations--auditory r much more common but hallucinations aren't a necessary requirement for th ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
32 years experience Psychiatry
Hallucinations.: Hallucinations involve sensing things while awake that appear to be real, but instead have been created by the mind. These can occur in any modality: ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Ho
Dr. Andrew Ho answered
29 years experience Psychiatry
Medication and rehab: Psychiatrist can help find treatment to resolve hallucinations. In addition, she will need to regain skills and motivation to return to education, wor ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
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
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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