Although previous reports about tactile hallucinations of sexual content suggesting Schizophrenia are known2, this disorder has been characterized mostly by hallucinations of visual/auditory content. At Schizophrenia presentation these two types of hallucinations are the prominent features. This report describes a patient who had no previous psychiatric symptoms and for whom tactile hallucinations were the presenting symptom of Schizophrenia.
Quinones, Virgen M.
"Tactile Hallucinations: Presenting Symptom of Schizophrenia,"
Jefferson Journal of Psychiatry:
1, Article 1.
Available at: http://jdc.jefferson.edu/jeffjpsychiatry/vol22/iss1/1