Hallucinations in Nonpsychotic Children

Bea Vickers and Elena Garralda, Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, September 2000, 39, 9, 1073.

Letter to the editor.
Except: McGee et al. have helpfully highlighted the importance of clinicians being aware that perceptual phenomena, including certain types of hallucinatory phenomena, are common in children, that they are only rarely associated with psychotic states in prepuberty, and that they do not carry poor prognostic implications.