Auditory hallucinations in schizophrenia: Intrusive thoughts and forgotten memories

  title={Auditory hallucinations in schizophrenia: Intrusive thoughts and forgotten memories},
  author={Flavie Waters and Johanna C. Badcock and Patricia T. Michie and Murray T. Maybery},
  journal={Cognitive Neuropsychiatry},
  pages={65 - 83}
Introduction. This paper presents a new cognitive model of auditory hallucinations in schizophrenia. We suggest that auditory hallucinations are auditory representations derived from the unintentional activation of memories and other irrelevant current mental associations. Our model proposes that a combination of deficits in intentional inhibition and contextual memory is critical to the experience of auditory hallucinations. The failure in intentional inhibition produces unwanted and… 

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