Alcoholic Hallucinosis

Alcoholic hallucinosis (also known as alcohol-related psychosis or alcohol-induced psychotic disorder) is a symptom that occurs occasionally during alcohol withdrawal among alcoholics. Not a common symptom, it tends to occur in individuals who have long-term, chronic histories of alcoholism. The symptoms appear 12-24 hours after an abrupt cessation of heavy drinking. The symptoms can last for days and involve both visual and auditory hallucinations, most often of angry and threatening voices.

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