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How do you get a hallucination?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Hallucinations: Elevated levels of Dopamine in the brain, such as due to psychiatric disorders, substance abuse, medications side-effects, sensory loss (vision, hearing) , sleep deprivation, severe fatigue, seizures, delirium, advanced stages of dementia
Answered on Jun 25, 2014
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