Auditory hallucinations across the lifespan: a systematic review and meta-analysis

@article{Maijer2017AuditoryHA,
  title={Auditory hallucinations across the lifespan: a systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={Kim Maijer and Marieke J H Begemann and S. J. M. C. Palmen and Stefan Leucht and Iris E. C. Sommer},
  journal={Psychological Medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={48},
  pages={879 - 888}
}
Background Auditory Hallucinations (AH) are nowadays regarded as symptoms following a continuum; from a (transient) phenomenon in healthy individuals on one end to a symptom of (psychiatric) illnesses at the other. An accumulating number of epidemiological studies focused on the prevalence of AH in the general population, but results vary widely. The current meta-analysis aims to synthesize existing evidence on lifetime prevalence of AH across the lifespan. Methods We conducted a quantitative… 

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