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Why do I hear voices in my head that sounds like people talking around me and about me?

So dificult: I can't really tell you matter of fact whether there are voices or not. I do take care of patients with problems and i tell them one comforting thing. If you are in my office asking me if what you are experiencing is abnormal, the chances are, you know what normal is. The most disturbed people I have seen argue that they do not have a problem, the people around them do. ...Read more

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Mental Health (Definition)

Mental health refers to the complex neuro-physiological state of well-being that is often observed and experienced through emotional, psychological, and social aspects of behavior. A combination of genetics and family history, culture and life experiences, and physiological health factors are all factors that contribute to one's experience of mental health. Unfortunately, the general term of mental health is often stigmatized and perceived as a negative; however, mental health includes positive aspects of health and well-being, including one's resilience, adaptability, and ability to ...Read more


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32 old male 3wk of ringing in the ear, now hearing voices, no history of mental health, no alcohol, healthy, only thing detox from methadone, irrigated, help?

32 old male 3wk of ringing in the ear, now hearing voices, no history of mental health, no alcohol, healthy, only thing detox from methadone, irrigated, help?

See a doctor ASAP: Whatever it may be, it "sounds" to me ;-) like something that should be evaluated. But whether it is in your head or in your head, check it out. Could be vascular, neurological, side-effect, even a growth. Could be easy to fix or not, but do check it out. Good luck! ...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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Is it normal to hear voices in my head?

Is it normal to hear voices in my head?

No: It is best you talk to your doctor. The fact that you are hearing voices, and that it concerns you, makes it not normal. Go to your doctor and discuss it well, and if needed you can be referred to someone who can really help you. ...Read more

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Hello i'm angelic i'm 17 and i've been diagnosed with a personality disorder. I hear voices in my head and they get so bad.They put me down.Watcanido?

Hello i'm angelic i'm 17 and i've been diagnosed with a personality disorder. I hear voices in my head and they get so bad.They put me down.Watcanido?

Hearing voices: Hearing voices can be difficult, especially if they put you down. The messages in our brains can get scrambled, like several stations on a radio coming through at once, though it's all our own thoughts. If your doc has given you medicine, make sure you also get some psychotherapy by a psychologist who specializes in your area. That combination can be very helpful. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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When I lay down to sleep or am half asleep, I hear voices in my head, but never throughout the day. could this be severe?

When I lay down to sleep or am half asleep, I hear voices in my head, but never throughout the day. could this be severe?

Not seere.: It is common to hear voices, to sometimes see other people aroudn you when half0-asleep. The mind is busy interpreting what you see or hear but not in full alert mode of course so the input is interpreted as more familiar things like voices or seein someone near the bed, etc. ...Read more

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Why do I hear voices in my head that sounds like people talking around me and about me?

So dificult: I can't really tell you matter of fact whether there are voices or not. I do take care of patients with problems and i tell them one comforting thing. If you are in my office asking me if what you are experiencing is abnormal, the chances are, you know what normal is. The most disturbed people I have seen argue that they do not have a problem, the people around them do. ...Read more

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I can see people's faces inside my head and hear their voices in my head at the same time, definitely not schizophrenia. What could it be?

I can see people's faces inside my head and hear their voices in my head at the same time, definitely not schizophrenia. What could it be?

How do you know: You don't have schizophrenia? It could also be psychosis as related to depression, or an experience from recreational drugs, or a medical illness. An evaluation by a psychologist or psychiatrist would help understand. ...Read more

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While I was reading , I started hearing loud screaming voices in my head .What could this be? I only had two hours of sleep last night.

While I was reading , I started hearing loud screaming voices in my head .What could this be? I only had two hours of sleep last night.

Sleep deprivation: can cause unusual symptoms including hallucinations. On the other hand, hearing voices in your head on a daily basis is a serious condition that requires medical attention particularly if the voices are telling you to hurt yourself or someone else. Seek medical attention promptly if this happens. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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What is a disorder that makes a person hear voices in their head?

What is a disorder that makes a person hear voices in their head?

Several possible: Hearing voices in one's head would be auditory hallucinations, which can come with many types of problems. Psychotic depression; bipolar d/o with mania; schizophrenia;, schizoaffective d/o; brief psychotic d/o;, psychotic d/o related to medications or other medical conditions; drug intoxication or withdrawal; and some others are all possible. See a psychiatrist for evaluation and assistance. ...Read more

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I hear voices inside my head first they start out nice and then they vecome very evil?

I hear voices inside my head first they start out nice and then they vecome very evil?

Agree w Dr. Fisher: Please obtain psychiatric help as soon as possible. This has to be both upsetting ; scary for you but it can be treated. Take care. ...Read more

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When i smoke sometimes i hear voices from people i know rapping in my head. Am i crazy or what is going on?

When i smoke sometimes i hear voices from people i know rapping in my head. Am i crazy or what is going on?

Smoking what?: Whatever it is, it is not normal to hear voices. See your doctor for an evaluation and probable referral to a mental health specialist. And whatever you are smoking, stop until you are evaluated. ...Read more

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What other disorder is there when you hear voices in your head (not schizophrenia)?

Diagnosis: Voices or auditory hallucinations can be induced by narcolepsy, steroids, medication side effects such increased ammonia from depakote, head trauma, brain infections, stroke, illicit drugs such as coke, meth etc, this is not meant to be medical or psychiatric advice. There is no doctor patient relationship.Please call 911 or go to nearest er for psychiatric or medical emergency such si/hi/emotion. ...Read more

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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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How do you deal with hearing voices inside your head?

How do you deal with hearing voices inside your head?

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

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How does one deal with hearing voices inside one's head?

How does one deal with hearing voices inside one's head?

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