HIGH YIELD POINT FOR PSYCHIATRY 2015
Neurexin is responsible for synaptic transmission. It is implicated in autism.
Disorders oF perception-
Illusion- Sensory distortions
Hallucination- No stimulus; Clear, vivid, 3D; Insight is absent; No voluntary control; Objective space*
Auditory hallucination → Psychiatric disorder (typical of schizophrenia, may also be seen in depression)
Visual hallucination → Organic disorder
Olfactory hallucination → Temporal lobe epilepsy