Visual Command Hallucinations
Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms


Definition: Visual hallucinations of written text that commands action which consist of words or phrases commanding actions to the patient (Ffytche, Lapin, Philpot 2004).


Exploration: The presence of visual command hallucinations can be established by interviewing the patient.




Ffytche DH, Lappin JM, Philpot M. Visual command hallucinations in a patient with pure alexia. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 2004; 75: 80-6.


December 7, 2017