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ERIC Number: EJ885729
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-May
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0145-482X
Charles Bonnet Syndrome: A Review of the Literature
O'Farrell, Lauren; Lewis, Sandra; McKenzie, Amy; Jones, Lynda
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, v104 n5 p261-274 May 2010
Charles Bonnet syndrome (CBS) commonly occurs in older adults with visual impairments, particularly those with age-related macular degeneration. It is characterized by complex visual hallucinations in individuals without mental disorders. The authors explore diagnostic criteria, demographic characteristics, clinical features, theories of pathogenesis, and management options for people who are diagnosed with CBS.
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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