Causes, diagnosis and treatment of visceral hallucinations

Authors

  • Natarajan Kathirvel MBBS MD, MRCPsych,

  • Ann Mortimer BSc, MMedSc, MD, FRCPsych


Abstract

Visceral hallucinations are unpleasant sensations that appear to arise from internal organs, and can occur in both psychiatric and neurological disorders. Here, Dr Kathirvel and Professor Mortimer discuss the differential diagnosis, pathophysiology and treatment of visceral hallucinations.

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