Musical obsession or pseudohallucination: Electrophysiological standpoint

Samir Kumar Praharaj, Nishant Goyal, Sukanto Sarkar, Dhruv Bagati, Prakriti Sinha, Vinod Kumar Sinha

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Reported herein is a case of obsessive-compulsive disorder with persistent and distressing musical obsessions along with other symptoms. Advanced source analysis of electroencephalographic data indicated high spectral power over the bifrontal region. The musical symptoms were resistant to pharmacotherapy but there was some reduction in frequency and duration of musical obsessions with thought-stopping technique.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)230-234
Number of pages5
JournalPsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 01-04-2009

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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