Hearing Voices and Listening to What They Say: The Importance of Voice Content in Understanding and Working With Distressing Voices

@article{Beavan2010HearingVA,
  title={Hearing Voices and Listening to What They Say: The Importance of Voice Content in Understanding and Working With Distressing Voices},
  author={Vanessa Beavan and John Read},
  journal={The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease},
  year={2010},
  volume={198},
  pages={201-205}
}
  • V. Beavan, J. Read
  • Published 1 March 2010
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease
The content of auditory hallucinations is sometimes dismissed as having little diagnostic/therapeutic importance. There is growing evidence that voice content may be crucial to understanding and working therapeutically with this experience. The aim of the present study is to explore, in a general population sample, the content and impact of voice-hearers' auditory hallucinations. A self-selected sample of 154 participants completed questionnaires about voice-hearing. A subsample of 50… Expand
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