Auditory hallucinations in schizophrenic and affective disorder Nigerian patients: phenomenological comparison.

@article{Okulate2003AuditoryHI,
  title={Auditory hallucinations in schizophrenic and affective disorder Nigerian patients: phenomenological comparison.},
  author={Gbenga T Okulate and O B E Jones},
  journal={Transcultural psychiatry},
  year={2003},
  volume={40 4},
  pages={531-41}
}
Although auditory hallucinations are universal phenomena, they show cultural and ethnic variation. We set out to study some differences between auditory hallucinations in Nigerian patients and their foreign counterparts. We also investigated the usefulness of auditory hallucinations in distinguishing between schizophrenia and affective disorders. A semi-structured interview was used to obtain information from 89 patients with auditory hallucinations who met ICD-10 criteria for either… CONTINUE READING