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Musical hallucinations, acquired deafness, and depression.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3701319     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Musical hallucinations associated with acquired deafness are rarely reported in the psychiatric literature. In the few cases studied no evidence of psychiatric disturbance is noted. The authors describe two patients with musical hallucinations while in a state of nonpsychotic depression. One of these suffered from acquired deafness and no organic pathology was demonstrable in the other. Cessation of musical hallucinations occurred concomitantly in both patients with improvement of the affective state. Depression might have a contributory role in the occurrence of such hallucinations.
Authors:
D Aizenberg; B Schwartz; I Modai
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of nervous and mental disease     Volume:  174     ISSN:  0022-3018     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Nerv. Ment. Dis.     Publication Date:  1986 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-06-10     Completed Date:  1986-06-10     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375402     Medline TA:  J Nerv Ment Dis     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  309-11     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Auditory Perception*
Deafness / complications*
Depressive Disorder / complications*,  diagnosis,  psychology
Female
Hallucinations / complications*,  diagnosis,  psychology
Humans
Middle Aged
Music*

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