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Could hearing voices always means schizophrenia?

Could hearing voices always means schizophrenia?

No : Auditory hallucinations can occur as a result of many conditioned both psychiatric or not. ...Read more

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Do bipolar people experience psychotic symptoms like hearing voices?

Do bipolar people experience psychotic symptoms like hearing voices?

Acronym "BPD": Acronyms can be confusing, as people might use "bpd" to indicate either borderline personality disorder or bipolar disorder. I'll answer about borderline pd -- which can indeed periodically experience psychotic symptoms like hearing voices, paranoia, and delusions. Hallucinations can arise in the context of intense pain such as abandonment depression -- but aren't usually sustained over time. ...Read more

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Does hearing voices shouting in my head with ocd?

Does hearing voices shouting in my head with ocd?

If you are hearing: voices shouting in your head, OCD is not the diagnosis. It could be a sign of a psychosis or possible neurological disorder. Meet with a psychiatrist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I'm schizophrenic, hearing voices in my head. What is wrong?

I'm schizophrenic, hearing voices in my head. What is wrong?

Hearing voices: Is part of schizophrenia. Meet with a psychiatrist and get on the right medication and the voices will subside so that you can lead a more normal life. It is a serious mental illness and you need to be in therapy. ...Read more

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Does hearing voice always means schizophrenia?

Nothing is 100%: Auditory hallucinations are a possible symptom of schizophrenia, but there are people diagnosed with that condition who do not hear voices and it is possible to hear voices and not be schizophrenic. The content of the messages is very important. If it's not troubling, that's good. Certain brain trauma or neurological disorders can cause similar symptoms. A neuropsychologist can dx. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Could hearing voices always means it's schizophrenia?

Depends...: The quality and quantity of the voices determine if there is a psychiatric disorder, although hearing voices does usually mean a psychotic process is extant. But, extreme manic states, drug-induced states and genuine psychic abilities also produce "voices." This one calls for a professional evaluation by either a psychologist or psychiatrist. ...Read more

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Hearing impairment from earphone?

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Possible: It is important to listen to audio coming through headphones at a moderate volume. If you cannot hear the things around you, you are listening too loud. And be sure to take a break from the headphones every now and then. ...Read more

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I have moderate hearing loss w/bi lat. hearing aides. Which is better: learning sign language w/no hearing aides, or hearing aides w/no sign language?

My vote is for...: Hearing aids with no sign language is better than sign language with no hearing aids. With hearing aids, one can hear broadcasts, such as music or voice, and one can hear what other people say (because the vast majority of people don't know how to express themselves using sign language). Also, with hearing aids, one can hear sounds from machines (like cars) and from animals (such as barking). ...Read more

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Could all people with schizophrenia hallucinate and hear voices?

Could all people with schizophrenia hallucinate and hear voices?

No: There are several different types of schizophrenia. Some individuals may have hallucinations while others may have paranoid delusions (i.e. The fbi is following them). Another type involves thought disorganization in which one's speech and behavior are difficult to understand. This link provides information on all the different types: http://www.Webmd.Com/schizophrenia/guide/schizophrenia-symptom. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have schizophrenia if one experiences non-bizarre delusions, but no hallucinations, hearing voices or bizarre delusions?

Is it possible to have schizophrenia if one experiences non-bizarre delusions, but no hallucinations, hearing voices or bizarre delusions?

Complicated, but yes: If someone has non-bizarre delusions and disorganized speech, grossly disorganized or catatonic behavior, or flat affect, alogia, or avolition, schizophrenia may be present. But, this might be the case only if there is significant disturbance in important areas of functioning in day-to-day life (e.g., work, school, relationships, self-care). A professional evaluation can help clarify this. ...Read more

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Is hearing voices a sign of dementia?

Is hearing voices a sign of dementia?

Not neccessarily: Hearing voices or auditory hallucinations can be a sign of many ailments(psychotic depression, bipolar, schizophrenia); medical-- brain tumors, epilepsy or any other seizure disorders, brain tumors, deliriums, strokes, and dementia. If hearing voices is a new and unexpected sx, please seek help immediately. ...Read more

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Can you tell me are clairvoyance = visual hallucinations and clairaudience = auditory hallucinations?

Hallucinations: Yes, clairvoyance may be visual hallucinations and clairaudience may be auditory hallucinations. Some individuals who happen to be excellent hypnotic subjects are able to experience auditory and visual hallucinations. So autosuggestion can produce the same phenomena. Scientific studies have failed to validate esp. However, that does not prove it doesn't exist. Just no scientific evidence for it. ...Read more

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What causes people to start hearing voices? Stroke? Tia? Dementia?

What causes people to start hearing voices? Stroke? Tia? Dementia?

Stroke and dementia: Can cause voices, but by definition, transient ischemic attacks resolve with no sequelae. ...Read more

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

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

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, . ...Read more

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Can people who developed auditory aphasia still appreciate music?

Can people who developed auditory aphasia still appreciate music?

Terminology?: There is no such term as "auditory aphasia." receptive aphasia means the inability to understand speech despite normal hearing. Auditory agnosia, a much rarer condition, means the inability to identify sounds conceptually despite normal hearing, e.g., inability to identify a sound as a cough. Amusia refers to cognitive deficits specifically involving music, especially pitch discrimination. ...Read more

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What's the difference between dementia & bipolar's hearing voices?

What's the difference between dementia & bipolar's hearing voices?

Hallucinations,: Auditory or any other kind, are just symptoms that can occur in a variety of illnesses. ...Read more

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Could hearing aids protect hearing?

Could hearing aids protect hearing?

Yes: Using hearing aids when you have hearing loss, especially for high tone hearing loss, will help preserve your ability to understand speech. ...Read more

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Please explain why someone with schizophrenia hear voices in their head?

Good Question: Wish i had a real good answer. It is part of the illness. They have hallucinations . In this case vocal ones , they hear voices instead of seeing things. Others have visual hallucinations, or even taste or smell hallucinations. ...Read more

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Who gets the hearing loss presbycusis?

Who gets the hearing loss presbycusis?

Presbycusis: Presbycusis is the normal hearing loss that comes along with age. Almost everyone if you live long enough will have some gradual deterioration of hearing. This is normal. ...Read more

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