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Les hallucinations musicales du sujet âgé

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Published in Revue médicale de la Suisse romande. 2003, vol. 123, no. 1, p. 41-4
Abstract Musical hallucinations (MH) are probably more frequent in the elderly than those reported in the literature. We will illustrate the clinical findings of MH with 3 personal cases. The differential diagnosis and the diagnostic tools relevant in clinical practice will be presented as well as the pathogenesis of deafferentiation-induced MH. MH can be considered as a phenomenon of neuronal plasticity and also serve as a model to understand neuronal networks involved in mental representation of music and hallucinations in general.
Keywords AgedAged, 80 and overDiagnosis, DifferentialFemaleHallucinations/diagnosis/physiopathologyHumansMusic
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PMID: 15095726
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Research group Neuropsychologie et neurologie comportementale (951)
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ASSAL, Frédéric. Les hallucinations musicales du sujet âgé. In: Revue médicale de la Suisse romande, 2003, vol. 123, n° 1, p. 41-4. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:44939

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