What do you think of when it is said that someone is 'hearing voices'? For many people, nothing good comes to mind; mental
Our inner voices, our internal monologue, are as enriching and insightful as could be. But our understanding of them is limited.
Understanding Psychosis destabilises such hope-crushing ideas that schizophrenia is a brain disease. How? Firstly, the report takes seriously the main biological theories, weighing up the evidence base before concluding that there is no proven biological abnormality associated with schizophrenia.
Hearing voices may affect up to a fifth of schoolchildren aged 11 to 13, a psychiatric study has found. In most cases, the