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The Art and Neuroscience of Visual Hallucinations


29 June 2019 14:00 - 15:00


Bethlem Museum of the Mind
Bethlem Royal Hospital
Monks Orchard Road
Kent BR3 3BX

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Presentation by Dr Dominic Ffytche on the various neurological causes of visual hallucinations and contemporary diagnose.

Dr Dominic Ffytche is an academic old age psychiatrist with a special interest in visual perception and its dysfunction. He is a Clinical Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King's College London and Consultant at the Maudsley Hospital, where he runs a specialist clinic for visual perceptual disorders. He has published extensively on clinical and neuroscientific aspects of visual hallucinations and is an international expert on Charles Bonnet Syndrome. He is a Principle Investigator on the NIHR-funded SHAPED programme (Study of Hallucinations in Parkinson's disease, Eye disease and Dementia).

Image: Ffytche, "Cur Psych Rep," (2005)