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Command Hallucinations
Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms

 

Definition: Phonemic hallucinations in which the voices give orders/instruct the patient about how to act (Hersh and Borum 1998).

 

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

 

Reference:

 

Hersh K, Borum R. Command hallucinations, compliance, and risk assessment. J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 1998; 26: 353-9.

 

January 25, 2018