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Is talking to yourself normal? im not one of those who talks to myself in public, but often when i am at home and have no one to talk to i talk out loud to myself and have conversation. it's not really like i'm having a conversation with myself, i just vo

4 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Joy Jackson answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Talking : Talking to yourself may be an early sign of schizophrenia, on the other hand may be completely normal. If you have a family history of mental illness, or are very concerned, please schedule a visit with a psychiatrist for a mental health evaluation. Odds are, you are perfectly normal! good luck.

Answered 10/3/2016


Dr. Richard Zimon answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Talking: to yourself is simply VERBALIZING your THINKING. completely normal unless it's done around others.....that could be very unwise!!

Answered 7/5/2019



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