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Home > Health Library > Schizophrenia: Helping Someone Who Is Hallucinating
A hallucination is a perception of something that is not really there. It can involve sight, hearing, taste, smell, and/or touch. For example, you may hear voices that nobody else hears or see something that nobody else sees.
You probably will know if a person is having a hallucination. It may scare you, because you can't see why the person is behaving as he or she is. The person also may be very scared.
Remain calm, and try to help the person:
Current as of: May 28, 2019
Author: Healthwise StaffMedical Review: Kathleen Romito MD - Family MedicineChristine R. Maldonado PhD - Behavioral Health
Current as of:
May 28, 2019
Medical Review:Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & Christine R. Maldonado PhD - Behavioral Health
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