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What are halluciantions like?
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Dr. Karen Sibert
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In brief: Depends what kind
Auditory hallucinations mean that the person hears things that aren't really there; sometimes schizophrenic patients think they hear voices talking to them. Visual hallucinations mean that the person thinks they see something that isn't there.
This can result sometimes from fever or medication effects, and can be part of delirium. Olfactory hallucinations refer to imaginary smells.

In brief: Depends what kind
Auditory hallucinations mean that the person hears things that aren't really there; sometimes schizophrenic patients think they hear voices talking to them. Visual hallucinations mean that the person thinks they see something that isn't there.
This can result sometimes from fever or medication effects, and can be part of delirium. Olfactory hallucinations refer to imaginary smells.
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