Hearing voices. Please see a psychiatrist on this one. Hearing voices is not a normal situation.
Hearing voices. Following thorough psychiatric assessment & diagnostic evaluation, recommendation is made to start antipsychotic medications (if voices are due to psychotic disorder), mood stabilizers (if voices are due to a mood disorder), or refer to pcp to evaluate medical causes for the hallucinations & treat the underlying causes.
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.
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!
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.
See a psychiatrist. Hearing voices that are not there could be a symptom of a mental illness and deserves to be evaluated. Medication can help.
Seek psychiatric. Evaluation. This can be a medical or a psychiatric symptom.
Auditory Abnormality. Hearing voices or more aptly called auditory hallucinations is a subjective experience where an individual hears the sound of one or many voices when no auditory stimulus exists. Commonly associated with psychiatric disorders i.e. Schizophrenia, depression, or mania, many other physiological and psychological causes of auditory hallucinations exist.
See below. "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.
Yes, see your doctor. It is recommended that you see your doctor for further assistance with this kind of symptom. There can be a number of causes and if it just began at age 39 the likelihood of this being first onset psychotic disorder is low. Other causes can be medical illness, sleep deprivation, medications, metabolic problems and so on.
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!
Indulge them. It is easier to indulge - if they can understand redirect x3 by telling them the truth.
When assesed by dr today for hearing voices, was asked what side I hear them. I said right side. Why did they ask, what does it mean?
I think that is a. Way to help determine if you are hearing the voices externally through one or both ears, versus hearing voices that come from inside your head. It just helps to clarify the situation.