The voice-hearer

@article{Woods2013TheV,
  title={The voice-hearer},
  author={Angela Woods},
  journal={Journal of Mental Health},
  year={2013},
  volume={22},
  pages={263 - 270}
}
  • A. Woods
  • Published 21 May 2013
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Mental Health
Background For 25 years, the international Hearing Voices Movement and the UK Hearing Voices Network have campaigned to improve the lives of people who hear voices. In doing so, they have introduced a new term into the mental health lexicon: “the voice-hearer.” Aims This article offers a “thick description” of the figure of “the voice-hearer.” Method A selection of prominent texts (life narratives, research papers, videos and blogs), the majority produced by people active in the Hearing Voices… 
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