In this case study, we present a patient with preexistent posttraumatic stress disorder and psychosis who has been recently diagnosed with Dementia with Lewy Bodies. He is experiencing vivid hallucinations. What went wrong between him and his wife as a result of these hallucinations is presented. Alternative actions that could have been used are suggested.
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Hamdy, R. C.; Kinser, Amber E.; Lewis, J. V.; and Copeland, Rebecca. 2017. Hallucinations Are Real to Patients With Dementia. Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine. Vol.3 https://doi.org/10.1177/2333721417721108 ISSN: 2333-7214