Document Detail


Verbal auditory hallucinations: mind, self, and society.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  318677     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Verbal auditory hallucinations of schizophrenic patients are usually sensed as coming from m-ltiple voices. The voices are usually not recognized by patients; they are anonymous. They are expressed mainly in the second person (as if directed to the patient by others), occasionally in the third person (as if two or more persons are overheard talking about the patient), very rarely in the first person. They are sensed as separate from the self and out of the patient's control. All of these characteristics can be said to describe how a person generalizes from his social experiences a societal evaluation of himself. In addition, the voices of schizophrenic patients are predominantly disparaging, call approbrious names, or are accusatory. Schizophrenics tend to come from and be of low socioeconomic status. The hallucinations appear to be related to the schizophrenic's sense of society's disparagement of him because of his low socioeconomic status and achievement.
Authors:
E L Linn
Related Documents :
7377387 - Measuring racial bias in inpatient treatment.
8539427 - Decrease in red blood cell l-tryptophan uptake in schizophrenic patients: possible link...
5575947 - Abnormal chemoreceptor response to hypoxia in patients with tabes dorsalis.
2345017 - Serum beta-glucuronidase in subtypes of leprosy.
9922347 - Monocyte expression of tissue factor and adhesion molecules: the link with accelerated ...
14748947 - Intake of dietary iron is low in patients with crohn's disease: a case-control study.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of nervous and mental disease     Volume:  164     ISSN:  0022-3018     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Nerv. Ment. Dis.     Publication Date:  1977 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-02-26     Completed Date:  1977-02-26     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375402     Medline TA:  J Nerv Ment Dis     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  8-17     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Auditory Perception*
Continental Population Groups
Female
Hallucinations* / chemically induced
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Schizophrenic Psychology*
Self Concept
Socioeconomic Factors
Speech

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Alteration of effectiveness of antibiotics by anaerobiosis.
Next Document:  Stereotaxic clipping of arterial aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations.