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Dr. Sheila Smith
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Impaired Auditory Memory (Overview)

Auditory memory involves the ability to recall what you hear. Impairment of this ability is a learning disability characterized by problems with the recall of recently heard material, e.g. words, verbal instructions.


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I'm a caregiver to a 51 year old male. He has ushers and is mr. Having verbal auditory and visual hallucinations. Can ushers cause hallucinations?

It is possible.: Sensory deprivation from usher's syndrome in the form of deafness and blindness could cause both auditory as well as visual hallucinations. ...Read more

Dr. Sheila Smith
14 Doctors shared insights

Impaired Auditory Memory (Overview)

Auditory memory involves the ability to recall what you hear. Impairment of this ability is a learning disability characterized by problems with the recall of recently heard material, e.g. words, verbal instructions.


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My psychological assessment: I have clear auditory dyslexia. What does that mean?

My psychological assessment: I have clear auditory dyslexia. What does that mean?

Phonological: Processing is weak. It is difficult to process the parts of sound at the speed with which speech is produced. Look into the programs offered by Fast Forword, a system which helps by stimulating the development of phonological processing skills. Http://www. Scilearnglobal. Com/the-fast-forword-program/ ...Read more

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Living with Memory Loss (Checklist)

Get a Durable Power of Attorney for your health and finances
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Are severely impaired vision and auditory hallucinations common in migraines? This is n like looking through black film

Are severely impaired vision and auditory hallucinations common in migraines? This is n like looking through black film

Vision changes: Vision changes are commonly associated with migraine headaches, but auditory hallucinations are not. See your neurologist for a full evaluation. If your hallucinations persist without being associated with the headache, you can be referred to a psychiatrist. Keep a detailed headache log (timing, duration, symptoms, frequency) to your neurologist. Http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/migraine. Html ...Read more

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What is an auditory processing disorder? What treatment is recommended?

What is an auditory processing disorder? What treatment is recommended?

Learning Disability: Auditory processing disorders are a type of learning disability. As the name indicates, people with apd have more difficulty with processing auditory information than we would expect based on their intelligence otherwise. There is no cure, but especially for schoolchildren accommodations to the learning environment are very helpful, and people can learn skills to cope with an apd. Consult your doc. ...Read more

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How can I induce memory loss to get rid of bad memories?

How can I induce memory loss to get rid of bad memories?

Psychologist: Perhaps therapy by a trained psychiatrist or psychologist can help you deal with the bad memories you have instead of getting rid of them. It's difficult to suppress memories but in learning to deal with them in healthy ways will allow you to benefit you greatly. ...Read more

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What drugs can work for auditory hallucinations?

What drugs can work for auditory hallucinations?

Evaluation: It is important to see a psychiatrist in order to clarify what is causing the auditory hallucinations. Such symptoms can occur in many conditions and it is important to make sure the underlying condition is being addressed. Usually, at least in the short term, an antipsychotic medication is utilized, of which there are more than 20 approved in the U.S. Alone. ...Read more

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I read. That hbp medicine in the future reduce your visual sense and increase your memory lost. How can I prevent these? "sorry for my english"

I read. That hbp medicine in the future reduce your visual sense and increase your memory lost. How can I prevent these? "sorry for my english"

See below: Hpb meds work in different ways & have different side effects. Discuss your concerns with your doc so s/he can prescribe a med that will not cause either of those side effects. Eating healthy meals, maintaining weight, getting regular exercise will further preserve visual function & memory. ...Read more

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Can there be some medication for central auditory processing disorder, how do you get this disorder?

Can there be some medication for central auditory processing disorder, how do you get this disorder?

Link for parents: This is a great link for parents should capd be a concern in your child. Medications are not usually prescribed for capd per se. Therapy with a speech-language pathologist is helpful. Medications are considered when there is thought to be an attention or focusing problem in addition to the capd. Http://m.kidshealth. Org/parent/medical/ears/central_auditory. Html. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Impaired auditory memory?

What is the definition or description of: Impaired auditory memory?

Prob w/word recall: Auditory memory involves the ability to recall what you hear. Impairment of this ability is a learning disability characterized by problems with the recall of recently heard material, e.g. words, verbal instructions. ...Read more

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Are severely impaired vision and auditory hallucinations common in migraines? This is n like looking through black film

Vision changes: Vision changes are commonly associated with migraine headaches, but auditory hallucinations are not. See your neurologist for a full evaluation. If your hallucinations persist without being associated with the headache, you can be referred to a psychiatrist. Keep a detailed headache log (timing, duration, symptoms, frequency) to your neurologist. Http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/migraine. Html ...Read more

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What diseases affect the auditory system?

What diseases affect the auditory system?

Most.: Infectious diseases, congenital diseases (birth defects), injury, cancer, medication side effects, diseases of the immune system, allergies, neurological system. And more. There is a whole specialty devoted to the diseases of the ear and hearing. And balance.. ...Read more

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What sort of problem is an auditory tumor?

What sort of problem is an auditory tumor?

Brain tumor: An acoustic neuroma is an benign tumor of the auditory nerve, located in the auditory canal. They are relatively rare. Early symptoms include hearing loss, ringing in the ears, and vertigo. These tumors grow very slowly, and are treated with surgery or with radiation only if hearing is affected. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of an auditory tumor?

What are the symptoms of an auditory tumor?

Hearing changes: Auditory just means "hearing, " so there is no "auditory" tumor. However, anything affecting the ear, balance, or temporal bone, will give changes in hearing, tinnitus (ringing), or changes in balance, vertigo, dizziness, etc. Hearing can be conductive or sensorineural loss depending on whether the bones of the middle ear are affected or if the nerves are affected. There are tests to separate this. ...Read more

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What drugs can work for auditory hallucinations?

Evaluation: It is important to see a psychiatrist in order to clarify what is causing the auditory hallucinations. Such symptoms can occur in many conditions and it is important to make sure the underlying condition is being addressed. Usually, at least in the short term, an antipsychotic medication is utilized, of which there are more than 20 approved in the U.S. Alone. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause visual or auditory disturbances?

Can anxiety cause visual or auditory disturbances?

Panic Attacks: May lead to tunnel vision ; "visual snow". ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Auditory tumor?

Auditory tumor: Auditory tumor = mass growing within one of the ear structures. A common example is an Acoustic neuroma. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm having auditory hallucinations?

What do you advise if I'm having auditory hallucinations?

Sort it all out: Auditory hallucinations can occur for a variety of reasons. It could be a side effect of a medication you are taking. It could be a mental health condition that runs in the family. It could be stress. It could be grief or bereavement. The list goes on and on. Talk with your doctor to get an initial impression. Your doctor may run some tests or refer you to a specialist for more evaluations ...Read more

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Did I just have an auditory hallucination? How can I tell?

Did I just have an auditory hallucination? How can I tell?

Reality testing: People who hallucinate experience what might appear to be sensory input when no source of the input is present. The process of reality testing allows people to act like scientists to determine whether there is an objective source of the input or whether the apparent perception is self-generated. Examining sounds further might include comparing different sounds or asking others what they hear. ...Read more

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What are the means by which auditory hallucinations happen?

Brain dysfunction: There are multiple brain regions that show abnormal function including superior temporal cortical regions that encompasses the primary auditory cortex, broca’s area, the basal ganglia, anterior cingulate and the temporoparietal region. You can read this at http://cercor. Oxfordjournals. Org/content/14/1/91.Full. ...Read more

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What to do if I have dyslexia or auditory processing disorder?

What to do if I have dyslexia or auditory processing disorder?

Big subject: Too lengthy a discussion to address in 400 characters.

Here is a site where you might find some answers:

http://ldaamerica. Org ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: auditory hallucination?

Hallucination: In general, a hallucination is a perceptual experience in the absence of external stimuli. Hallucinations can occur in any sensory modality including auditory, visual, tactile, olfactory, and gustatory. Auditory hallucinations refer to the experience of "hearing" something in the absence of an external noise. ...Read more

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I have auditory hallucination upon waking, should I be concerned?

I have auditory hallucination upon waking, should I be concerned?

Not likely: I believe what you're describing is what's known as a hypnopompic hallucinations. This is a type of hallucination that occurs when a person is just waking up. It does not mean that the person is schizophrenic, or has any of the other psychotic disorders. Hip no Gothic hallucinations, on the other hand, occur when a person is just going to sleep, again not indicative of a serious psychotic disorder ...Read more

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Why are both visual and auditory areas affected in schizophrenia?

Why are both visual and auditory areas affected in schizophrenia?

Mechanism: When excess Dopamine is released in the emotional area of the brain, its hypothesized that it causes voices and seeing things which are no there
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 crisis. ...Read more

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Are auditory hallucinations always a bad sign? What do they indicate?

Are auditory hallucinations always a bad sign? What do they indicate?

Not always: Many people with early hearing loss will experience auditory hallucinations, and this is not a worrisome process. Of course, many with schizophrenia will exhibit this, and some neurological lesions can cause these (but more often visual), and some medication reactions are associated with this. ...Read more

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I think that I am having auditory hallucinations. Should I be worried?

I think that I am having auditory hallucinations. Should I be worried?

Need evaluation: You don't say much about your situation, but auditory hallucinations can be part of multiple conditions. They need to be evaluated by a physician so you can get help with whatever is happening with you. Please don't ignore this. ...Read more

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What to do if my 12 year old is experiencing auditory and visual hallucinations?

See doctor: You should have a careful work-up by a pediatric neurologist. It is likely that they will order an MRI scan of the brain to make certain that there isn't a temporal lobe lesion such as a tumor. Also, they would want to make certain that there isn't some seizure activity which can manifest itself with auditory and visual hallucinations. ...Read more

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Advice please? My 12 year old is experiencing auditory and visual hallucinations.

Advice please? My 12 year old is experiencing auditory and visual hallucinations.

Please have your: Child seen by a psychiatrist as soon as possible. A child psychiatrist is preferable. If appointments are unavailable in your area - consider emergency room for new onset. ...Read more

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Visual and auditory hallucinations: what exactly are they and what do they indicate?

Visual and auditory hallucinations: what exactly are they and what do they indicate?

Hallucinations: Hallucinations are false perceptions. That means-perceiving things that are not really there, but seem very real and vivid to the person experiencing it.
Hallucinations may indicate:
psychiatric disorder, such as schizophrenia, psychotic depression
medical disorder, such as delirium
substance abuse disorder
mentally healthy people with significant visual loss can have visual hallucinations. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Memory (Definition)

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