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How do you get hallucinations if you have Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia?

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Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia cause changes in the brain that can bring on hallucinations. It may be more likely to happen when your disease is more advanced.

From: What Are Hallucinations? WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Neil Lava on November 11, 2018

Medically Reviewed on 11/11/2018

SOURCES:

Teeple, R.  , 2009. The Primary Care Companion to the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry

Ali, S.  , November 2011. Current Psychiatry

National Institute of Mental Health: "Schizophrenia."

Alzheimer's Association: "Hallucinations and Alzheimer's."

Capampangan, D.  , October 2010. Annals of Emergency Medicine

Kathirvel, N.  , January/February 2013. Progress in Neurology and Psychiatry

Reviewed by Neil Lava on November 11, 2018

SOURCES:

Teeple, R.  , 2009. The Primary Care Companion to the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry

Ali, S.  , November 2011. Current Psychiatry

National Institute of Mental Health: "Schizophrenia."

Alzheimer's Association: "Hallucinations and Alzheimer's."

Capampangan, D.  , October 2010. Annals of Emergency Medicine

Kathirvel, N.  , January/February 2013. Progress in Neurology and Psychiatry

Reviewed by Neil Lava on November 11, 2018

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