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What can cause visual hallucinations with no mental illness?

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Dr. Alan Ali
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Psychiatry 32 years experience
Visual Hallucination: Can be seen more in organic disorders such as brain lesion, epilepsy, migraines, psychedelic drug use, alcoholism, dementia & lesions in the visual fields.

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What causes a period of visual hallucinations?

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Dr. Donald Hazlett
Psychiatry 54 years experience
A number of things: Hallucinations visually can occur with the use of street drugs, adverse reactions to some medications, early in the development of thought disorders such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorders in a severe manic state, and occasionally as part of dementia that is evolving. Visual hallucinations are not any where as common as delusions or auditory hallucinations inn all of the above.

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