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Interpersonal relating and voice hearing: to what extent does relating to the voice reflect social relating?
  • M. Hayward
  • Psychology, Medicine
    Psychology and psychotherapy
  • 1 December 2003
Significant correlations were found between relating to the voice and relating socially in terms of the 'dominant' and 'submissive' forms of power and the 'clinging' form of proximity, and relating from a position of 'withdrawal'.
Recovery, psychosis and psychiatry: research is better than rhetoric
A research programme is proposed to identify the costs and benefits of developing recovery-focussed mental health services and to evaluate methods and outcome criteria which are biased towards traditional working practices.
Voice hearing within the context of hearers' social worlds: an interpretative phenomenological analysis.
The study demonstrated the potential role of qualitative research in developing theories of voice hearing by highlighting the interface between voices and the social world of the hearer, including reciprocal influences of social relationships on voices and coping.
The voice and you: development and psychometric evaluation of a measure of relationships with voices.
A new 29-item measure, the Voice and You (VAY), capable of assessing the 'interrelating' between the hearer and the voice, was found to be internally consistent, stable over time and associated with other measures of the voice-hearing experience.
Analysis of Accident and Emergency Doctors' Responses to Treating People Who Self-Harm
This article presents a qualitative study exploring how doctors working in A&E respond to treating people who self-harm, and identifies both facilitative and unhelpful aspects of the relationships between people whoSelf-harm and A&e doctors.
A UK validation of the Stages of Recovery Instrument
The STORI can be used to measure recovery concepts in the UK, however, it does not measure the five-stage model on which it was based and a three- stage model of recovery might best form the basis of future recovery research.
Psychological Therapies for Auditory Hallucinations (Voices): Current Status and Key Directions for Future Research
It is shown that psychological therapies are broadly effective for people with positive symptoms, but that more research is required to understand the specific application of therapies to voices.
Better Than Mermaids and Stray Dogs? Subtyping Auditory Verbal Hallucinations and Its Implications for Research and Practice
This article explores how AVH subtypes may be identified at the levels of phenomenology, cognition, neurology, etiology, treatment response, diagnosis, and voice hearer’s own interpretations, including the need for a subtype assessment tool.
Interpersonal processes and hearing voices: a study of the association between relating to voices and distress in clinical and non-clinical hearers.
Clinically, the development of less maladaptive relationships between voice and voice hearer may reduce distress and the findings from previous research were only partially replicated.
Investigating the Lived Experience of Recovery in People Who Hear Voices
Narrative inquiry was used to investigate voice-hearers’ lived experience of recovery, and results indicated the importance of services being sensitive and responsive to a person’s recovery style at any given time and their readiness for change.