Top
10
Doctor insights on: Hearing Voices

Share

Hearing Voices (Overview)

"hearing voices" in the absence of actual people talking is referred to as an auditory hallucination. There is a large number of potential medical and/or psychological causes for such an experience. In some cases such as during transition from awake to sleeping (or vice versa), this can occur which, in the absence of contributory medical/psychological causes, is normal.


1

1
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

Hearing Voices (Overview)

"hearing voices" in the absence of actual people talking is referred to as an auditory hallucination. There is a large number of potential medical and/or psychological causes for such an experience. In some cases such as during transition from awake to sleeping (or vice versa), this can occur which, in the absence of contributory medical/psychological causes, is normal.


2

2
Could hearing voices necessarily mean you're a psychopath?

Could hearing voices necessarily mean you're a psychopath?

Hearing voices: is typically associated w/schizophrenia rather than sociopathy (formerly called psychopathy). One does not equate w/the other but it is remotely possible that someone can be both. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
Living with Hearing Loss (Checklist)

See an ENT doctor
Yearly
Get an audiogram
Yearly
Discuss the results of audiogram with your ENT
Yearly
4

4
I keep hearing voices/screaming and knocking & banging even tho no1 else can. It happens everyday. Am i going mad?

I keep hearing voices/screaming and knocking & banging even tho no1 else can. It happens everyday. Am i going mad?

Hallucination?: Can happen with substance use, neurological condition and mental health condition . U need to see u pcp for evaluation and work up. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
What drugs can help with hearing voices?

Hearing voices: Please see a psychiatrist on this one. Hearing voices is not a normal situation. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
How do you cope with hearing voices?

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. ...Read more

7

7
How do you cope with hearing voices?

How do you cope with hearing voices?

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! ...Read more

8

8
What drugs can help with hearing voices?

Hearing voices: Please see a psychiatrist on this one. Hearing voices is not a normal situation. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
I am hearing voices could it be a dissoder?

I am hearing voices could it be a dissoder?

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. ...Read more