On the Plausibility of Psychotic Hallucinations

Franceschi, Paul (2004) On the Plausibility of Psychotic Hallucinations. [Preprint]

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In this paper, we describe several factors that can contribute, from the patient's viewpoint, to the plausibility of psychotic complex hallucinations. We sketch then a Plausibility of Hallucinations Scale, consisting of a 25-item questionnaire, which aims at evaluating the degree of plausibility of hallucinations. We also emphasize the utility of pointing out to the patient the various factors that contribute to the plausibility of his/her hallucinations, in the context of cognitive therapy for schizophrenia.

Item Type:Preprint
Keywords:hallucinations, cognitive therapy
Subjects:Psychology > Cognitive Psychology
Psychology > Clinical Psychology
ID Code:3856
Deposited By: Franceschi, Paul
Deposited On:06 Oct 2004
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:55

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