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dc.contributor.authorBadcock, Johanna C.
dc.contributor.authorLarøi, Frank
dc.contributor.authorKamp, Karina
dc.contributor.authorKelsall-Foreman, India
dc.contributor.authorBucks, Romola S.
dc.contributor.authorWeinborn, Michael
dc.contributor.authorBegemann, Marieke
dc.contributor.authorTaylor, John-Paul
dc.contributor.authorCollerton, Daniel
dc.contributor.authorO'Brien, John T.
dc.contributor.authorEl Haj, Mohamad
dc.contributor.authorFfytche, Dominic
dc.contributor.authorSommer, Iris Else Clara
dc.PublishedSchizophrenia Bulletin. 2020, 46 (6), 1382-1395.en_US
dc.description.abstractBy 2050, it is estimated that 16% of people will be aged above 65 years, compared with 9% in 2019.1 Population aging is driving increased attention to the physical and mental health needs of older adults. Here, our focus is on hallucinations—given the wide range of health and aged-care service providers who encounter people with these experiences in their workplace. Hallucinations can be defined as “a perception-like experience with the clarity and impact of a true perception but without the external stimulation of the relevant sensory organ” 2 (cf. 3–5), though this belies the difficulty in discerning the boundaries between normal and abnormal perception.6 Hallucinations need to be distinguished from illusions, which are perceptual experiences in which an external stimulus is misperceived or misinterpreted.2 In practice, hallucinations vary in content (eg, perception of people, animals, or objects), character (eg, frequency, emotional valence, location), duration (from seconds to chronically present), complexity (eg, perception of simple stimuli vs organized scenes or objects), and quality (eg, perceived reality, intrusiveness) and occur in all sensory modalities. The terms used to refer to hallucinations are equally diverseen_US
dc.publisherOxford University Pressen_US
dc.rightsNavngivelse-Ikkekommersiell 4.0 Internasjonal*
dc.titleHallucinations in older adults: A practical reviewen_US
dc.typeJournal articleen_US
dc.typePeer revieweden_US
dc.rights.holderCopyright 2020 The Author(s).en_US
dc.source.journalSchizophrenia Bulletinen_US

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