Why People with Dementia See Hallucinations?

Q:
Why people with dementia see hallucinations?

A:
Hallucinations are false perceptions of objects or events involving the senses.

They are caused by changes within the brain that result from dementia. The person may:

  • see the face of a former friend in a curtain
  • see insects crawling on his or her hand
  • hear someone talking
  • engage in conversation with the imagined person

To learn more you should go to a medical professional.

Keyword: dementia hallucinations

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