Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 1972; 13:279-287
Reproduced with permission of the Journal, Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Blackwell Publishing.The definitive version is available at www.blackwell-synergy.com.
H.G. Egdell and I. Kolvin, "Childhood Hallucinations", Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, Volume. 13, pp. 279-287, (Pergamon Press 1972). The definitive version is available at www.blackwell-synergy.com.
The subject of childhood hallucinations requires clarification. Whilst studies in adults can provide the basic framework the application to children needs careful qualification. In addition to the physical and psychological immaturity of the processes involved there are limitations of communication and some differences of clinical settings.