Hearing voices : the histories, causes, and meanings of auditory verbal hallucinations [E-Book] / Simon McCarthy-Jones.
McCarthy-Jones, Simon, (author)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012
1 online resource (xi, 457 pages)
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Table of Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note: Introduction; Part I. A History of Hearing Voices:
  • From ancient Mesopotamia to the pre-Reformation world
  • Political voices: religion, medicine and hearing voices
  • From the birth of psychiatry to the present day; Part II. The Phenomenology and Lived Experience of Hearing Voices
  • The phenomenology of hearing voices in people with psychiatric diagnoses
  • The lived experience of hearing voices in individuals diagnosed with psychotic disorder, or: the journey from patient to non-patient
  • Beyond disorder: religious and cross cultural perspectives
  • The phenomenology of hearing voices in people without psychiatric diagnoses; Part III. The Causes of Hearing Voices
  • Neuroscience and hearing voices: it's the brain, stupid
  • Neuropsychological models I: inner speech;
  • Neuropsychological models II: memory and hypervigilance
  • The wound is peopled from world to brain and back again; Part IV. The Meanings of Hearing Voices
  • The struggle for meanings; Conclusion: moving towards new models of hearing voices.