People who hear voices – what happens to them? (RCPsych Congress 2016)

 

Dr Kelly Diederen discusses the findings of her latest research published in the academic journal ‘Psychological Medicine’, which follows up a group of adults who hear voices but who are not formally diagnosed as psychotic – what happens to these people over a period of time?


 

Date published: 25 July 2016

Presenter: Dr Raj Persaud

Interviewee: Dr Kelly Diederen

Audio running time: 29 minutes

Credits: 0.5

 

Learning outcomes

 

By the end of this podcast, we hope you will have gained an understanding of:

 

  • how auditory hallucinations may impact on the health and well-being of non-psychotic adults who experience them

 

  • how brain activity functions in those experiencing auditory hallucinations

 

  • how a non-psychotic adult might be able to manage the auditory hallucinations they experience

 

  • the model of the brain as a predictive machine and how this relates to auditory hallucinations.

 

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