1. Kelly, S., Jahanshad, N., Zalesky, A., Kochunov, P., Agartz, I., Alloza, C., Andreassen, O. A., Arango, C., Banaj, N., Bouix, S., Bousman, C., A., Brouwer, R. M., Bruggemann, J., Bustillo, J., Cahn, W., Calhoun, V., Cannon, D., Carr, V., Catts, S., Chen, J., Chen, J-x., Chen, X., Chiapponi, C., Cho, Kl K., Ciullo, V., Corvin, A. S., Crespo-Facorro, B., Cropley, V., De Rossi, P., Diaz-Caneja, C.M., Dickie, E. M., Ehrlich, S., Fan, F-m., Faskowitz, J., Fatouros-Bergman, H., Flyckt, L., Ford, J. M., Fouche, J-P., Fukunaga, M., Gill, M., Glahn, D. C., Gollub, R., Goudzwaard, E. D., Guo, H., Gur, R. E., Gur, R. C., Gurholt, T. P., Hashimoto, R., Hatton, S. N., Henskens, F. A., Hibar, D. P., Hickie, I. B., Hong, L. E., Horacek, J., Howells, F. M., Hulshoff Pol, H. E., Hyde, C. L., Isaev, D., Jablensky, A., Jansen, P. R., Janssen, J., Jönsson, E. G., Jung, L. A., Kahn, R. S., Kikinis, Z., Liu, K., Klauser, P., Knöchel, C., Kubicki, M., Lagopoulos, J., Langen, C., Lawrie, S., Lenroot, R. K., Lim, K. O., Lopez-Jaramillo, C., Lyall, A., Magnotta, V., Mandl, R. C. W., Mathalon, D. H., McCarley, R. W., McCarthy-Jones, S., McDonald, C., McEwen, S., McIntosh, A., Melicher, T., Mesholam-Gately, R. I., Michie, P. T., Mowry, B., Mueller, B. A., Newell, D.T., O’Donnell, P., Oertel-Knöchel, V., Oestreich, L., Paciga, S. A., Pantelis, C., Pasternak, O., Pearlson, G., Pellicano, G. R., Pereira, A., Pineda Zapata, J., Piras, F., Potkin, S. G., Preda, A., Rasser, P. E., Roalf, D. R., Roiz, R., Roos, A., Rotenberg, D., Satterthwaite, T. D., Savadjiev, P., Schall, U., Scott, R. J., Seal, M. L., Seidman, L. J., Shannon Weickert, C., Whelan, C. D., Shenton, M. E., Kwon, J. S., Spalletta, G., Spaniel, F., Sprooten, E., Stäblein, M., Stein, D. J., Sundram, S., Tan, Y., Tan, S., Tang, S., Temmingh, H. S., Westlye, L. T., Tønnesen, S., Tordesillas-Gutierrez, D., Doan, N. T., Vaidya, J., van Haren, N. E. M., Vargas, C. D., Vecchio, D., Velakoulis, D., Voineskos, A., Voyvodic, J. Q., Wang, Z., Wan, P., Wei, D., Weickert, T. W., Whalley, H., White, T., Whitford, T. J.,Wojcik, J. D., Xiang, H., Xie, Z., Yamamori, H., Yang, F., Yao, N., Zhang, G., Zhao, J., van Erp, T. G. M., Turner, J., Thompson, P. M., & Donohoe, G. (2017). Widespread white matter microstructural differences in schizophrenia across 4322 individuals: results from the ENIGMA Schizophrenia DTI Working Group. Molecular Psychiatry.
  2. McCarthy-Jones, S. (forthcoming). Posttraumatic symptomatology and compulsions as potential mediators of the relation between child sexual abuse and auditory verbal hallucinations. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy.
  3. McCarthy-Jones, S. (2017). Is shame hallucinogenic? Frontiers in Psychology, 8, 1310.
  4. McCarthy-Jones, S., Oestreich, L. K. L., Lyall, A. E., Kikinis, Z., Newell, D. T.,  Savadjiev, P., Shenton, M. E., Kubicki, M., Australian Schizophrenia Research Bank, Pasternak, O., & Whitford, T. J. (in press). Childhood adversity associated with white matter alteration in the corpus callosum, corona radiata, and uncinate fasciculus of psychiatrically healthy adults. Brain Imaging and Behavior.
  5. Cole, E. R., Strauss, C., Fife-Schaw, C., & McCarthy-Jones, S. (in press). Echoes of others: a path analytic examination of an interpersonal-cognitive model of voice-related distressPsychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice.
  6. McCarthy-Jones, S. Smailes, D., Corvin, A., Gill, M., Morris, D. W., Dinan, T. G., … & Dudley, R. (2017). Occurrence and co-occurrence of hallucinations by modality in schizophrenia-spectrum disorders. Psychiatry Research, 252, 154-60.
  7. Oestreich, L. K. L., Lyall, A. E., Pasternak, O., Kikinis, Z., Newell, D. T., Savadjiev, P., Bouix, S., Shenton, M. E., Kubicki, M., Australian Schizophrenia Research Bank, Whitford, T. J., & McCarthy-Jones, S. (2017). Characterizing white matter changes in chronic schizophrenia: A free-water imaging multi-site study. Schizophrenia Research.


  1. McCarthy-Jones, S.,  Hayward, M., Waters, F., & Sommer, I. E. (2016). Editorial: Hallucinations: New Interventions Supporting People with Distressing Voices and/or Visions. Frontiers in Psychology, 7,1418.
  2. Oestreich, L.K.L., Pasternak, O., Shenton, M., Kubicki, M., Gong, X., Australian Schizophrenia Research Bank, McCarthy-Jones, S., & Whitford, T. (2016). Abnormal white matter microstructure and increased extracellular free-water in the cingulum bundle associated with delusions in chronic schizophrenia. Neuroimaging: Clinical, 12, 405-414.
  3. Alderson-Day, B., Diederen, K., Fernyhough, C., Ford, J.M., Horga, G., Margulies, D.S., McCarthy-Jones, S., Northoff, G., Shine, J.M., Turner, J. and van de Ven, V. (2016). Auditory hallucinations and the brain’s resting-state networks: Findings and methodological observations. Schizophrenia Bulletin, sbw078.


  1. McCarthy-Jones, S., Castro Romero, M., McCarthy-Jones, R., Dillon, J., Cooper-Rompato, C., Kieran, K., Kaufman, M., & Blackman, L. (2015). Hearing the unheard: An interdisciplinary, mixed methodology study of women’s experiences of hearing voices (auditory verbal hallucinations). Frontiers in Psychiatry.
  2. Smailes, D., Alderson-Day, B., Fernyhough, C., McCarthy-Jones, S., & Dodgson, G. (2015). Tailoring cognitive behavioural therapy to subtypes of voice-hearing. Frontiers in Psychology.
  3. Garrison, J.R., Fernyhough, C., McCarthy-Jones, S., Haggard, M., The Australian Schizophrenia Research Bank, & Simons, J.S. (2015). Paracingulate sulcus morphology is associated with hallucinations in the human brain. Nature Communications, 6, 8956, 1-6.
  4. Alderson-Day, B., Weis, S., McCarthy-Jones, S., Moseley, P., Smailes, D., & Fernyhough, C. (2015). The brain’s conversation with Itself: neural substrates of dialogic inner speech. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience.
  5. McCarthy-Jones, S., & Longden, E. (2015). Auditory verbal hallucinations in schizophrenia and post-traumatic stress disorder: common phenomenology, common cause, common interventions? Frontiers in Psychology.
  6. Oestreich, L. K. L., McCarthy-Jones, S., Australian Schizophrenia Research Bank, & Whitford, T. J. (2015). Decreased integrity of the fronto-temporal fibers of the left inferior occipito-frontal fasciculus associated with auditory verbal hallucinations in schizophrenia. Brain Imaging and Behavior.
  7. McCarthy-Jones, S., Oestreich, L. K. L., Australian Schizophrenia Research Bank, & Whitford, T. J. (2015). Reduced integrity of the left arcuate fasciculus is specifically associated with auditory verbal hallucinations in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research, 162(1-3),1-6.
  8. Alderson-Day, B., McCarthy-Jones, S., & Fernyhough, C. (2015). Hearing voices in the resting brain: A review of intrinsic functional connectivity research on auditory verbal hallucinations. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews.
  9. de Jager, A., Rhodes, P., Beavan, V., Holmes, D., McCabe, K., Thomas, N., McCarthy-Jones, S., Lampshire, D., & Hayward, M. (2015). Investigating the lived experience of recovery in people who hear voices. Qualitative Health Research.
  10. Hayward, M., Awenat, Y., McCarthy-Jones, S., Paulik, G., Berry, K. (2015). Beyond beliefs: A qualitative study of people’s opinions about their changing relations with their voices. Psychosis: Psychological, Social and Integrative Approaches, 7(2), 97-107.


  1. McCarthy-Jones, S., & McCarthy-Jones, R. (2014). Body mass index and anxiety/depression as mediators of the effects of child sexual and physical abuse on physical health disorders in women. Child Abuse & Neglect, 28(12), 2007-2020.
  2. Alderson-Day, B., McCarthy-Jones, S., Bedford, S., Collins, H., Dunne, H., Rooke, C. & Fernyhough, C. (2014). Shot through with voices: Dissociation mediates the relationship between varieties of inner speech and auditory hallucination proneness. Consciousness & Cognition, 27, 288-296.
  3. Dudley, R., Dodgson, G., Sarll, G., Halhead, R., Bolas, H., & McCarthy-Jones, S. (2014). The effect of arousal on auditory threat detection and the relationship to auditory hallucinations. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 45(3), 311-318.
  4. Hayward, M., Berry, K., McCarthy-Jones, S., Strauss, C., & Thomas, N. (2014). Beyond the omnipotence of voices: Further developing a relational approach to auditory hallucinations. Psychosis: Psychological, Social and Integrative Approaches, 6(3), 242-252.
  5. McCarthy-Jones, S., Thomas, N., Strauss, C., Dodgson, G., Jones, N., Woods, A., Brewin, C., Hayward, M., Stephane, M., Barton, J., Kingdon, D., & Sommer, I. (2014). Better than mermaids and stray dogs? Subtyping auditory verbal hallucinations and its implications for research and practice. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 40, S275-S284.
  6. McCarthy-Jones, S., Green, M.J., Scott, R.J. Tooney, P.A., Cairns, M.J., Wu, J.Q., Oldmeadow, C., & Carr, V. (2014). Preliminary evidence of an interaction between the FOXP2 gene and childhood emotional abuse predicting likelihood of auditory verbal hallucinations in schizophrenia. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 50, 66-72.
  7. Thomas, N., Hayward, M., Peters, E., van der Gaag, M., Bentall, R.P., Jenner, J., Strauss, C., Sommer, I., Johns, L., Varese, F., García Montes, J. M., Waters, F., Dodgson, G., & McCarthy-Jones, S. (2014). Psychological therapies for auditory hallucinations (voices): current status and key directions for future research. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 40, S202-S212.
  8. Ford, J. M., Morris, S., Cuthbert, B., Hoffman, R., Sommer, I., Waters, F., McCarthy-Jones, S., Thoma, R., Turner, J. A., Keedy, S., Badcock, J. C. (2014). Studying Hallucinations within the NIMH RDoC Framework. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 40, S295-S304.
  9. Corstens, D., Longden, E., McCarthy-Jones, S., Waddingham, R., & Thomas, N. (2014). Emerging perspectives from the Hearing Voices Movement: implications for research and practice. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 40, S285-294.
  10. Johns, L., Kompus, K., Connell, M., Humpston, C., Lincoln, T., Longden, E., Preti, A., Alderson-Day, B., Badcock, J. C., Cella, M., Fernyhough, C., McCarthy-Jones, S., Peters, E., Raballo, A., Scott, J., Siddi, S., Sommer, I., Larøi, F. (2014). Auditory verbal hallucinations in persons with and without a need for care. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 40, S255-S264.
  11. Woods, A., Jones, N., Bernini, M., Callard, F., Alderson-Day, B., Badcock, J., Bell, V., Cook, C., Csordas, T., Humpston, C., Krueger, J., Laroi, F., McCarthy-Jones, S., Moseley, P., Powell, H., Raballo, A., Smailes, D., Fernyhough, C. (2014). Interdisciplinary approaches to the phenomenology of auditory verbal hallucinations. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 40, S246-254.
  12. McCarthy-Jones, S., & Resnick, P. (2014). Listening to voices: The use of phenomenology to differentiate malingered from genuine auditory verbal hallucinations. International Journal of Psychiatry and the Law, 37(2), 183-189.
  13. Hartigan, N., McCarthy-Jones, S., & Hayward, M. (2014). Hear today, not gone tomorrow? An exploratory longitudinal study of auditory verbal hallucinations (‘hearing voices’). Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 42(1), 117-123.
  14. McCarthy-Jones, S., Trauer, T., Mackinnon, A., Sims, E., Thomas, N., & Copolov, D. L. (2014). A new phenomenological survey of auditory hallucinations: Evidence for subtypes and implications for theory and practice. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 40(1), 231-235.
  15. McCarthy-Jones, S., Waegeli, A., & Watkins, J. (2014). Spirituality and hearing voices: considering the relationPsychosis: Psychological, Social and Integrative Approaches.


  1. Garwood, L., Dodgson, G. Bruce, V., & McCarthy-Jones, S. (2013). A preliminary investigation into the existence of a hypervigilance subtype of auditory hallucination in people with psychosis. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy.
  2. McCarthy-Jones, S., Krueger, J., Larøi, F., Broome, M. R., & Fernyhough, C. (2013). Stop, look, listen: The need for philosophical phenomenological perspectives on auditory verbal hallucinations. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.
  3. Milligan, D., McCarthy-Jones, S., Winthrope, A., & Dudley, R. (2013). Time changes everything? A qualitative investigation of the experience of auditory verbal hallucinations over timePsychosis: Psychological, Social and Integrative Approaches, 5(2), 107-118.
  4. McCarthy-Jones, S., & Davidson, L. (2013). When soft voices die: Auditory verbal hallucinations and a four letter word (love). Mental Health, Religion & Culture, 16(4), 367-383.
  5. McCarthy-Jones, S., Marriott, M., Knowles, R. E., Rowse, G., & Thompson, A. R. (2013). What is psychosis? A meta-synthesis of inductive qualitative studies exploring the experience of psychosis. Psychosis: Psychological, Social and Integrative Approaches, 5, 1-16.


  1. Rowse, G., McCarthy-Jones, S., Knowles, R., Corcoran, R., & Bentall, R.P. (2012). Attributional style and theory of mind in people with Alzheimer’s disease and persecutory delusions. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.[Epub ahead of print Oct 04].
  2. McCarthy-Jones, S., Knowles, R., & Rowse, G. (2012). More than words? Hypomanic personality traits, visual imagery and verbal thought in young adults. Consciousness & Cognition, 21, 1375-1381.
  3. McCarthy-Jones, S. (2012). Taking back the brain: Could neurofeedback training be effective for relieving distressing auditory verbal hallucinations? Schizophrenia Bulletin, 38, 678-682.
  4. Larøi, F., Sommer, I.E., Blom, J. D., Fernyhough, C., ffytche, D., Hugdahl, K., Johns, L., McCarthy-Jones, S., Preti, A., Raballo, A., Slotema, C.W., Stephane, M., & Waters, F. (2012). The phenomenological features of auditory verbal hallucinations in schizophrenia and across clinical disorders: a state-of-the-art overview and critical evaluation. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 38, 724-733.
  5. Meins, E., McCarthy-Jones, S., Fernyhough, C., Lewis, G., Bentall, R. P., and Alloy, L. (2012). Assessing negative cognitive style: Development and validation of a short-form version of the Cognitive Style Questionnaire. Personality and Individual Differences, 52, 581-585.
  6. Telford, C., McCarthy-Jones, S., Corcoran, R., & Rowse, G. (2012). Experience Sampling Methodology (ESM) studies of depression: the state of the art. Psychological Medicine, 42, 1119-1129.


  1. McCarthy-Jones, S., & Fernyhough, C. (2011). The varieties of inner speech: Links between quality of inner speech and psychopathological variables in a sample of young adults. Consciousness & Cognition, 20, 1586-93. pdf
  2. Childs, H. E., McCarthy-Jones, S., Rowse, G., & Turpin, G. (2011). The journey through cannabis use: A qualitative study of the experiences of young adults with psychosis. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 199, 703-708.
  3. McCarthy-Jones, S., Barnes, L. J., Hill, G. E., Marwood, L., Moseley, P., & Fernyhough, C. (2011). When words and pictures come alive: Relating the modality of intrusive thoughts to modalities of hypnagogic/hypnopompic hallucinations. Personality and Individual Differences, 51, 787-790. pdf
  4. McCarthy-Jones, S. (2011). Voices from the storm: A critical review of quantitative studies of auditory verbal hallucinations and childhood sexual abuse. Clinical Psychology Review, 31, 983-992.
  5. Knowles, R., McCarthy-Jones, S., & Rowse, G. (2011). Grandiose delusions: A review and theoretical integration of cognitive and affective perspectives. Clinical Psychology Review, 31, 684-696.
  6. McCarthy-Jones, S. (2011). Seeing the unseen, hearing the unsaid: Hallucinations, psychology, and St Thomas Aquinas. Mental Health, Religion and Culture, 14, 353-369.


  1. Jones, S.R. (2010). Do we need multiple models of auditory verbal hallucinations? Examining the phenomenological fit of cognitive and neurological models. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 36, 566-575.
  2. Jones, S.R., Fernyhough, C., & Laroi, F. (2010). A phenomenological survey of auditory verbal hallucinations in the hypnagogic and hypnopompic states. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences, 9, 213-224. pdf
  3. Laroi, F., de Hann, S., Jones, S. R., & Raballo, A. (2010). Auditory verbal hallucinations: dialoguing between the cognitive sciences and phenomenology. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences, 9, 225-240.
  4. Jones, S. R. (2010). Re-expanding the phenomenology of hallucinations: lessons from sixteenth century Spain. Mental Health, Religion, and Culture, 13, 187-208.


  1. Langdon, R., Jones, S. R., Connaughton, E., & Fernyhough, C. (2009).The phenomenology of inner speech: Comparison of schizophrenia patients with auditory verbal hallucinations and healthy controls. Psychological Medicine, 39, 655-663. pdf
  2. Jones, S.R., & Fernyhough, C. (2009). Did Emanuel Swedenborg Have Near-Death Experiences? Envisioning a Developmental Account of NDEs. Journal of Near-Death Studies, 27, 157-187.
  3. Jones, S.R., Fernyhough, C., & Meads, D. (2009). In a dark time: Development, validation, and correlates of the Durham Hypnagogic and HypnopompicHallucinations Questionnaire. Personality and Individual Differences, 46, 30-34. pdf
  4. Jones, S.R., & Fernyhough, C. (2009). Caffeine, stress, and proneness to psychosis-like experiences: a preliminary investigation. Personality and Individual Differences, 46, 562-564.


  1. Jones, S.R., & Fernyhough, C. (2008). Rumination, reflection, intrusive thoughts, and hallucination-proneness: Towards a new model. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 47, 54-59. pdf
  2. Jones, S.R., & Fernyhough, C. (2008). Speaking back to the spirits: the voices and visions of Emanuel Swedenborg. History of the Human Sciences, 21, 1-31. pdf
  3. Jones, S. R., de-Wit, L., Fernyhough, C., & Meins, E. (2008). A new spin on the Wheel of Fortune: Priming of action-authorship judgements and relation to psychosis-like experiences. Consciousness and Cognition, 17, 576-586. pdf
  4. Jones, S. R., Fernyhough, C., de-Wit, L., & Meins, E. (2008). A message in the medium? Assessing the reliability of psychopathology e-questionnaires. Personality and Individual Differences, 44, 349-359.
  5. Fernyhough, C., Jones, S. R., Whittle, C., Waterhouse, J., & Bentall, R.P. (2008). Theory of Mind, Schizotypy, and Persecutory Ideation in Young Adults. Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, 13, 233-249. pdf
  6. Meins, E., Jones, S. R., Fernyhough, C., Hurndall, S., & Koronis, P. (2008). Attachment dimensions and schizotypy in a non-clinical sample. Personality and Individual Differences, 44, 1000-1011.
  7. Jones, S. R. & Fernyhough, C. (2008). Thought suppression, defensive projection, and persecutory delusion-like beliefs in a non-clinical sample. Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, 13, 281-295.


  1. Jones, S. R., & Fernyhough, C. (2007). Reliability of Factorial Structure of the Peters et al. Delusions Inventory (PDI-21). Personality and Individual Differences, 43, 647-656.
  2. Jones, S. R., & Fernyhough, C. (2007). The roles of locus of control and self-esteem in hallucination- and delusion-proneness in a non-clinical sample. Personality and Individual Differences, 43, 1087-107.
  3. Jones, S. R. & Fernyhough, C. (2007). A new look at the diathesis-stress model of schizophrenia: the primacy of uncontrollable and social-evaluative situations. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 33, 1171-1177.
  4. Jones, S. R. & Fernyhough, C. (2007). Neural correlates of inner speech and auditory verbal hallucinations: A critical review and theoretical integration. Clinical Psychology Review, 27, 140-154. pdf
  5. Jones, S. R. & Fernyhough, C. (2007). Thought as action: Inner speech, self-monitoring, and auditory verbal hallucinations. Consciousness and Cognition, 16, 391-399.pdf


  1. Jones, S. R. & Fernyhough, C. (2006). The roles of thought suppression and metacognitive style in proneness to auditory verbal hallucinations in a non-clinical sample. Personality and Individual Differences, 41, 1421-1432. pdf