The voices others cannot hear

Simon McCarthy-Jones, Eleanor Longden

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    Abstract

    The biological disease conception of auditory verbal hallucination holds that their causes and treatment are directed by biology alone, that their discussion is detrimental and their content arbitrary. An alternative view sees voice-hearing as a widespread and meaningful human experience, encouraging a dialogue with the voices in order to discover what they mean and change the hearer's relationship with them. Is it possible to reconcile these two views?

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)570-574
    Number of pages5
    JournalPsychologist
    Volume26
    Issue number8
    Publication statusPublished - Aug 2013

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