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<jats:title>Summary</jats:title><jats:p>Three patients experienced complex formed hallucinations during progressive visual failure from eye disease. The hallucinations began abruptly, were brightly coloured stereotyped figures, animals or objects, and appeared to be provoked by light.</jats:p><jats:p>As blindness progressed the clarity, frequency and duration of the hallucinations faded. The patients had no abnormalities other than their eye disease, which in two cases was macula degeneration, and choroideraemia in the third.</jats:p>

Original publication

DOI

10.1192/bjp.136.3.284

Type

Journal

British Journal of Psychiatry

Publisher

Royal College of Psychiatrists

Publication Date

03/1980

Volume

136

Pages

284 - 286