chronic tactile hallucinosis
   The expression chronische taktile Halluzinose was proposed in 1954 by the German neurologist and psychiatrist Klaus Conrad (1905-1961) and his colleague N. Bers to denote a syndrome characterized by * formicative hallucinations, parasitic or other dermatozoic delusions, and a chronic course. Conrad and Bers were under the impression that chronic tactile hallucinosis was most prevalent among women of 50 years of age and older. As a nosological category, chronic tactile hallucinosis is classified as a specific type of * hallucinosic syndrome.
   References
   Berrios, G.E. (1985). Hallucinosis.In: Neu-robehavioural disorders. Edited by Frederiks, J.A.M. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science Publications.
   Bers, N., Conrad, K. (1954). Die chronische tak-tile Halluzinose. Fortschritte der Neurologie und Psychiatrie, 22, 254-270.

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