magazine sign

magazine sign
   A term used to denote a variant of the "misidentification syndrome in which the affected individual imagines the events depicted in magazines as occurring in external, three-dimensional space. The magazine sign is a " cognitive illusion described in elderly persons who usually also have "visual hallucinations or "illusions. Etiolog-ically, it is associated primarily - although not necessarily - with Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia. Two related phenomena are the " picture sign and the " TV sign.
   Karim, S., Burns, A. (2003). The biology of psy-chosisin older people. Journal of Geriatry, Psychiatry, and Neurology, 16, 207-212.

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