Sunday, April 7, 2013

Hallucinations in the Elderly

5 Things You Need to Know About Hallucinations in the Elderly

Hallucinations are a common symptom in dementia. Some hallucinations are caused by the dementia-causing disease itself, sometimes by medications and sometimes by other conditions. Hallucinations can occur in almost anyone under the right circumstances. Elderly patients with dementia are much more susceptible to additional neurological insults than a healthy person.

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