Saturday, 23.06.2018

Autoscopy
Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms

 

Definition: Visual hallucinations in which the patient sees his/her own image, like in a mirror (Lhermitte 1959).

 

Exploration: The presence of autoscopy can be established by interviewing the patient.

 

Reference:

 

Lhermitte J. Visual hallucination of the self. Br Med J 1951; 1: 431-4.

 

February 8, 2018