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Indian J Psychiatry. 2003 Oct-Dec; 45(4): 244–246.
PMCID: PMC2952372

Follow-up study of alcoholic hallucinosis


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.

Keywords: alcohol, hallucinosis, follow-up, abstinence

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