Thesis / Dissertation

Enhancing Self-Management of Distressing Voices Hearing Experiences Using Ecological Momentary Assessment and Intervention

Imogen Bell, Thomas Neil (ed.)

Published : 2019

Abstract

Voice hearing experiences, otherwise known as auditory verbal hallucinations, involve the perception of sounds or voices in the absence of external stimuli. These experiences are a common occurrence across many mental health conditions and can be distressing, impairing, and are associated with poor quality of life. Whilst some people can effectively manage their voices independently, or even experience them positively, many seek help from mental health services. For these individuals, evidence-based treatment approaches typically include a combination of medication and psychological therapy. Psychological therapy can help people to gain a greater understanding of these experiences, improve s..

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