Year : 2003  |  Volume : 45  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 244--246

Follow-Up Study of Alcoholic Hallucinosis


Bojir Perme, R Chandrasekharan, Kommu John Vijaysagar 
 Professor and Head, Department of Psychiatry, JIPMER, Pondicherry-6, India

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Bojir Perme
Professor and Head, Department of Psychiatry, JIPMER, Pondicherry-6
India

Alcoholic hallucinosis is a pathological mental state characterized by an acute onset of predominant auditory hallucinations that occur either during or after a period of heavy alcohol consumption. In this study, 52 patients with a diagnosis of Psychotic disorder predominantly hallucinatory associated with alcohol use (F 10.52) were evaluated after a period of three years. Past history of withdrawal hallucinations was associated with alcoholic hallucinosis The study has found a wide spectrum of outcome confirming the earlier observations that alcoholic hallucinosis is a heterogeneous disorder.


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Perme B, Chandrasekharan R, Vijaysagar KJ. Follow-Up Study of Alcoholic Hallucinosis.Indian J Psychiatry 2003;45:244-246


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Perme B, Chandrasekharan R, Vijaysagar KJ. Follow-Up Study of Alcoholic Hallucinosis. Indian J Psychiatry [serial online] 2003 [cited 2020 Apr 5 ];45:244-246
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