Auditory Hallucinations in Adolescent and Adult Students: Implications for Continuums and Adult Pathology Following Child Abuse

  title={Auditory Hallucinations in Adolescent and Adult Students: Implications for Continuums and Adult Pathology Following Child Abuse},
  author={David Pearson and M. H. A. P. Robert J. Smalley and Christopher James Ainsworth and Marian Cook and Jacqueline Boyle and S Flury},
  journal={The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease},
An auditory hallucination questionnaire was completed by 250 adolescents and 250 adults in the UK to provide data concerning their hallucinatory experiences, which enabled a consideration of nonclinical population auditory hallucination experiences. The data gathered from the adolescent group were almost identical to that of the adult group, suggesting a continuum between child and adulthood. The data also indicated that the UK adult sample was very similar to an established US sample of adults… 
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