Resources for Patients and Caregivers

Hallucinations are where someone sees, hears, smells, tastes or feels things that don’t exist outside their mind. They’re common in people with schizophrenia, and are usually experienced as hearing voices. Hallucinations can be frightening, but there’s usually an identifiable cause.


Cluster Number:
Wiki Number: 22-Hallucinations
US Patients: 10-15% over a lifetime of even healthy individuals
World Patients:
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Symptoms: perceptions of external stimuli which do not exist
Progression: can occur through any of the senses
Causes: occur frequently in schizophrenia, parkinson’s disease. More than five cups of coffee.
Medications: antipsychotics

Youtube Video: What Hallucination Reveals About Our Minds

Amazon or Library Book: Hallucinations

Click the book to link or buy from Amazon.

Support Group: nami.org 8009506-6264

(National Alliance on Mental Illness)

Resources for Physicians, Counselors and Researchers


The world-wide medical research
reports chosen for each diagnosis 

Clicking each title opens the
PubMed article’s summary-abstract.