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Visual hallucinations

02/17/2009

Question:

can someone hurt someone while having a visual hallucination

Answer:

It is more likely that the person would injure himself, but anything is possible. The real issue is: what is the cause of the visual hallucinations? Hopefully, a neurologist or psychiatrist can help clarify.

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Response by:

Stephen F Pariser, MD Stephen F Pariser, MD
Faculty Emeritus
Professor of Psychiatry
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University