10 Alice In Wonderland Syndrome Symptoms

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  • 1. Weissenstein, Anne, Elisabeth Luchter and Stefan Bittmann. 'Alice in Wonderland Syndrome: A Rare Neurological Manifestation with Microscopy in a 6-Year-Old Child.' Journal of Pediatric Neurosciences, 2014, doi: 10.4103/1817-1745.147612
  • 2. Blom, Jan Dirk. 'Alice in Wonderland Syndrome: A Systematic Review.' Neurology Clinical Practice, vol. 6, no. 3, June 2016, cp.neurology.org/content/6/3/259
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Inaccurate Visual Perception

Inaccurate visual perception, aside from that related to body image, is another common symptom of AIWS. The extent of this symptom varies among those with the condition. Inaccurate visual perception in AIWS means the individual perceives object sizes incorrectly.1Weissenstein, Anne, Elisabeth Luchter and Stefan Bittmann. ‘Alice in Wonderland Syndrome: A Rare Neurological Manifestation with Microscopy in a 6-Year-Old Child.’ Journal of Pediatric Neurosciences, 2014, doi: 10.4103/1817-1745.147612

One of the ways this symptom may manifest is straight lines perceived as wavy or curved. Objects that might otherwise be stationary manifest as moving.2Blom, Jan Dirk. ‘Alice in Wonderland Syndrome: A Systematic Review.’ Neurology Clinical Practice, vol. 6, no. 3, June 2016, cp.neurology.org/content/6/3/259 The individual might also see vertical lines as slanted.2Blom, Jan Dirk. ‘Alice in Wonderland Syndrome: A Systematic Review.’ Neurology Clinical Practice, vol. 6, no. 3, June 2016, cp.neurology.org/content/6/3/259

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