Hallucinations

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Hello,

What kind of mental disorders make people have hallucinations please?

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Hallucinations can occur in number of disorders for example:
Dementia
Schizophrenia.
Affective disorders.
Conversion reactions.
Parkinson's disease - mainly visual, rarely auditory (usually voices)
Lewy body dementia.
Psychotic disorders.
Delirium or acute confusion.
Delirium tremens.
Drug misuse, e.g. alcohol, lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) methylenedioxymethamfetamine (MDMA), cannabis.
Sleep deprivation.
Neurological illness, e.g. hemispheric lesions, epilepsy, migraines.
Ophthalmological disorders, e.g. cataracts, retinal disease (causing visual hallucinations).
Childhood adversity