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A 46-year-old member asked:

i am hearing voices could it be a dissoder?

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Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Many possibilities: See your family doctor asap. If the voices are telling you to hurt yourself or someone else, go to the er now. See a psychiatrist recommended by your family doc. This is very treatable. Best wishes.

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What's the difference between OCD unwanted thoughts & bipolar's hearing voices?

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Hallucinations vs th: They are quite different. Ocd thoughts are recognized as your own thoughts and usually are repetitve. In contrast, the person experiencing auditory hallucinations perceives the hall. As external. Similiar to to listening to someone else. Although the theme of these voices can be consistent, they generally do not cintinually repeat themselves. Ocd thoughts are typically in your own voive; whereas, .
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How do you cope with hearing voices?

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Beautiful mind: Watch the movie beautiful mind, if voices are friendly and tell you good things listen if they are negative learn how to tune them out.
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What drugs can help with hearing voices?

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Hearing voices: Please see a psychiatrist on this one. Hearing voices is not a normal situation.
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How does one deal with hearing voices that could be there normally but are not?

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Talk to a pro: Sometimes, people hear the voices of loved ones when they are under a lot of emotional stress or in other situations, for example, thinking you hear the voice of a recently deceased loved one. Other times, voices can be "telling" you to do things or that you are worthless, etc. Either way, a skilled therapist or psychiatrist can probably help you a lot!
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How do you cope with elder hearing voices? Tell them yes or that they are imaginning?

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Indulge them: It is easier to indulge - if they can understand redirect x3 by telling them the truth.

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