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.




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


January 25, 2018