Suggested papers

Phenomenology

  • Woods, A., Jones, N., Alderson-Day, B., Callard, F., & Fernyhough, C. (2015). Experiences of hearing voices: analysis of a novel phenomenological survey. The Lancet Psychiatry, 2(4), 323-331.
  • McCarthy-Jones, S., Trauer, T., Mackinnon, A., Sims, E., Thomas, N., & Copolov, D. L. (2012). A new phenomenological survey of auditory hallucinations: Evidence for subtypes and implications for theory and practice. Schizophrenia Bulletin. [Epub ahead of print Dec 23].
  • Beavan, V. (2011). Towards a definition of “hearing voices”: A phenomenological approach. Psychosis, 3, 63–73.
  • Daalman, K., Boks, M. P., Diederen, K. M., de Weijer, A. D., Blom, J. D., Kahn, R. S., et al. (2010). Same or different? Auditory verbal hallucinations in healthy and psychotic individuals. Schizophrenia Research, 117, 188–189.
  • Hoffman, R. E., Varanko, M., Gilmore, J., & Mishara, A. L. (2008). Experiential features used by patients with schizophrenia to differentiate ‘voices’ from ordinary verbal thought. Psychological Medicine, 38, 1167–1176.
  • Moritz, S., & Larøi, F. (2008). Differences and similarities in the sensory and cognitive signatures of voice-hearing, intrusions and thoughts. Schizophrenia Research, 102, 96–107.
  • Honig, A., Romme, M., Ensink, B., Escher, S., Pennings, M., & Devries, M. (1998). Auditory hallucinations: A comparison between patients and non-patients. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 186, 646–651.
  • Leudar, I., Thomas, P., McNally, D., & Glinski, A. (1997). What voices can do with words: pragmatics of verbal hallucinations. Psychological Medicine, 27, 885–898.
  • Nayani, T. H., & David, A. S. (1996). The auditory hallucination: A phenomenological survey. Psychological Medicine, 26, 177–189.

Neuroimaging and neurophysiology

  • Looijestijn, J., et al. (2013). The auditory dorsal stream plays a crucial role in projecting hallucinated voices into external space. Schizophrenia Research . [Epub ahead of print March 1]
  • Diederen, K. M., et al. (2013).Reproducibility of brain activation during auditory verbal halluciations. Schizophrenia Research. [Epub ahead of print Feb 25]
  • Lutterveld, R. V., Diederen, K. M., Otte, W. M., & Sommer, I. E. (2013). Network analysis of auditory hallucinations in nonpsychotic individuals. Human Brain Mapping. [Epub ahead of print Feb 21]
  • Clos M, Diederen KM, Meijering AL, Sommer IE, Eickhoff SB. (2013). Aberrant connectivity of areas for decoding degraded speech in patients with auditory verbal hallucinations. Brain Structure and Function. [Epub ahead of print Feb 20]
  • Diederen, K. M., et al. (2012). Aberrant resting-state connectivity in non-psychotic individuals with auditory hallucinations. Psychological Medicine, 16, 1-12.
  • Diederen, K. M. J., Daalman, K., de Weijer, A. D., Neggers, S. F. W. van Gastel, W., Blom, J. D., et al. (2012). Auditory hallucinations elicit similar brain activation in psychotic and nonpsychotic individuals. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 38, 1074-1082.
  • Jardri, R., Pouchet, A., Pins, D., & Thomas, P. (2011). Cortical activations during auditory verbal hallucinations in schizophrenia: A coordinate-based meta-analysis. American Journal of Psychiatry, 168, 73-81.
  • Diederen, K. M. J., Neggers, S. F. W., Daalman, K., Blom, J. D., Goekoop, R., Kahn, R. S., et al. (2010). Deactivation of the parahippocampal gyrus preceding auditory hallucinations in schizophrenia. American Journal of Psychiatry, 167, 427–435.
  • Gavrilescu, M., Rossell, S., Stuart, G. W., Shea, T. L., Innes-Brown, H., Henshall, K., et al. (2010). Reduced connectivity of the auditory cortex in patients with auditory hallucinations: a resting state functional magnetic resonance imaging study. Psychological Medicine, 40, 1149–1158.
  • Vercammen, A., Knegtering, H., den Boer, J. A., Liemburg, E. J., & Aleman, A. (2010). Auditory hallucinations in schizophrenia are they associated with reduced functional connectivity of the temporoparietal area. Biological Psychiatry, 67, 912–918.
  • Raij, T. T., Valkonen-Korhonen, M., Holi, M., Therman, S., Lehtonen, J., & Hari, R. (2009). Reality of auditory verbal hallucinations. Brain, 132, 2994–3001.
  • Ford, J. M., Roach, B. J., Jorgensen, K. W., Turner, J. A., Brown, G. G., Notestine, R., et al (2009). Tuning in to the voices: A multisite fMRI Study of auditory hallucinations. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 35, 58–66.
  • Allen, P., Laroi, F., McGuire, P. K., & Aleman, A. (2008). The hallucinating brain: A review of structural and functional neuroimaging studies of hallucinations. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 32, 175–191.
  • Sommer, I. E. C., Diederen, K. M. J., Blom, J. D., Willems, A., Kushan, L., Slotema, K., et al. (2008). Auditory verbal hallucinations predominantly activate the right inferior frontal area. Brain, 131, 3169–3177.
  • O’Daly, O. G., Frangou, S., Chitnis, X., & Shergill, S. S. (2007). Brain structural changes in schizophrenia patients with persistent hallucinations. Psychiatry Research-Neuroimaging, 156, 15–21.
  • Hubl, D., Koenig, T., Strik, W., Federspiel, A., Kreis, R., Boesch, C., et al. (2004). Pathways that make voices – White matter changes in auditory hallucinations. Archives of General Psychiatry, 61, 658–668.
  • Kapur, S. (2003). Psychosis as a state of aberrant salience: a framework linking biology, phenomenology, and pharmacology in schizophrenia. American Journal of Psychiatry, 160, 13–23.
  • Shergill, S. S., Bullmore, E., Simmons, A., Murray, R., & McGuire, P. (2000). Functional anatomy of auditory verbal imagery in schizophrenic patients with auditory hallucinations. American Journal of Psychiatry, 157, 1691−1693.
  • Penfield, W., & Perot, P. (1963). The brain’s record of auditory and visual experience. Brain, 86, 595–694.


Cognitive neuroscience

  • Waters, F., Woodward, T., Allen, P., Aleman, A., & Sommer, I. (2012), Self-recognition deficits in schizophrenia patients with auditory hallucinations: A meta-analysis of the literature. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 38, 741-750.
  • Waters, F., et al. (2012). Auditory hallucinations in schizophrenia and nonschizophrenia populations: A review and integrated model of cognitive mechanisms. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 38, 683-693.
  • Longden, E., Madill, A., & Waterman, M. G. (2012). Dissociation, trauma, and the role of lived experience: Toward a new conceptualization of voice hearing. Psychological Bulletin, 138-26-76.
  • Badcock, J. C. (2010). The cognitive neuropsychology of auditory hallucinations: A parallel auditory pathways framework. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 36, 576–584.
  • 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.
  • Dodgson, G., & Gordon, S. (2009). Avoiding false negatives: Are some auditory hallucinations an evolved design flaw? Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 37, 325–334.
  • Hoffman, R. E. (2007). A social deafferentation hypothesis for induction of active schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 33, 1066–1070.
  • 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.
  • Moskowitz, A., & Corstens, D. (2007). Auditory hallucinations: psychotic symptom or dissociative experience? The Journal of Psychological Trauma, 6, 35–63.
  • Bentall, R. P. (2006). Madness explained: Why we must reject the Kraepelinian paradigm and replace it with a complaint-orientated approach to understanding mental illness. Medical Hypotheses, 66, 220–233.
  • Waters, F. A. V., Badcock, J. C., Michie, P. T., & Maybery, M. T. (2006). Auditory hallucinations in schizophrenia: Intrusive thoughts and forgotton memories. Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, 11, 65–83.
  • Hardy, A., Fowler, D., Freeman, D., Smith, B., Steel, C., Evans, J., et al. (2005). Trauma and hallucinatory experiences in psychosis. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 193, 501–507.
  • David, A. S. (2004). The cognitive neuropsychology of auditory verbal hallucinations: An overview. Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, 9, 107–124.
  • Fernyhough, C. (2004). Alien voices and inner dialogue: towards a developmental account of auditory verbal hallucinations. New Ideas in Psychology, 22, 49–68.
  • Aleman, A., Böcker, K. B. E., Hijman, R., de Haan, E. H. F., & Kahn, R. S. (2003). Cognitive basis of hallucinations in schizophrenia: role of top-down information processing. Schizophrenia Research, 46, 175–185.
  • Read, J., Perry, B., Moskowitz, A., & Connolly, J. (2001).The contribution of early traumatic events to schizophrenia in some patients: A traumagenic neurodevelopmental model. Psychiatry: Interpersonal and Biological Processes, 64, 319–345.
  • Behrendt, R.-P. (1998). Underconstrained perception: A theoretical approach to the nature and function of verbal hallucinations. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 39, 236–248.
  • Feinberg, I. (1978). Efference copy and corollary discharge: Implications for thinking and its disorders. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 4, 636–640.

 

Meaning

  • Corstens, D., Longden, E. & May, R. (2012). Talking with voices: Exploring what is expressed by the voices people hear. Psychosis: Psychological, Social and Integrative Approaches, 4, 95-104.
  • Beavan, V. & Read, J. (2010). Hearing voices and listening to what they say: The importance of voice content in understanding and working with distressing voices. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 198(3), 201-205.
  • Cangas, A. J., Sass, L. A., Pérez-Álvarez, M. (2008). From the visions of St Teresa of Jesus to the voices of schizophrenia. Philosophy, Psychiatry and Psychology, 15, 239–250.
  • Dein, S., & Littlewood, R. (2007). The voice of God. Anthropology and Medicine, 14, 213–228.
  • Offen, L., Waller, G., & Thomas, G. (2003). Is reported childhood sexual abuse associated with the psychopathological characteristics of patients who experience auditory hallucinations? Child Abuse & Neglect, 27, 919–927.
  • Dillon, J., & May, R. (2002). Reclaiming experience. Clinical Psychology, 17, 25–27.
  • David, T., & Leudar, I. (2001). Head to head: Is hearing voices a sign of mental illness. The Psychologist, 14, 5, 256–259.
  • Al-Issa, I. (1978). Social and cultural aspects of hallucinations. Psychological Bulletin, 84, 570–587.
  • Sarbin, T. R., & Juhasz, J. B. (1967). The historical background of the concept of hallucination. Journal of the History of the Behavioural Sciences, 3, 339–358.

Ways to help

  • Leff, J., et al. (2013). Computer-assisted therapy for medication-resistant auditory hallucinations: proof-of-concept study. British Journal of Psychiatry. Advanced online publication.
  • Corstens, D., Longden, E., & May, R. (2012). Talking with voices: Exploring what is expressed by the voices people hear. Psychosis, 4, 95-104.
  • Sommer, I. E. C., Slotema, C. W., Daskalakis, Z. J., Derks, E. M., Blom, J. D.,  & van der Gaag, M. (2012). The treatment of hallucinations in schizophrenia spectrum disorders. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 38, 704-714.
  • Beavan, V., & Read, J. (2010). Hearing voices and listening to what they say: The importance of voice content in understanding and working with distressing voices. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 198, 201–205.
  • Nixon, G., Hagen, B., & Peters, T. (2010). Recovery from psychosis: A phenomenological inquiry. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 8, 620–635.
  • Chin, J. T., Hayward, M., & Drinnan, A. (2009). ‘Relating’ to voices: Exploring the relevance of this concept to people who hear voices. Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice, 82, 1–17.
  • Mayhew, S. & Gilbert, P. (2008). Compassionate mind training with people who hear malevolent voices: A case series report. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 15, 113–138.
  • Pérez-Álvarez, M., García-Montes, J. M., Perona-Garcelán, S., &Vallina-Fernández, O. (2008). Changing relationship with voices: New therapeutic perspectives for treating hallucinations. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 15, 75–85.
  • Moskowitz, A., & Corstens, D. (2007). Auditory hallucinations: psychotic symptom or dissociative experience? The Journal of Psychological Trauma, 6, 35–63.
  • Hayward, M., & May, R. (2007). Daring to talk back. Mental Health Practice, 10, 12−15.
  • Farhall, J., Greenwood, K. M., & Jackson, H. J. (2007). Coping with hallucinated voices in schizophrenia: A review of self-initiated strategies and therapeutic interventions. Clinical Psychology Review, 27, 476–493.
  • Aleman, A., Sommer, I. E., & Kahn, R. S. (2007). Efficacy of slow repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in the treatment of resistant auditory hallucinations in schizophrenia: A meta-analysis. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 68, 416–421.
  • Valmaggia, L. R., Van de Gaag, M., Tarrier, N., Pijnenborg, M., & Slooff, C. J. (2005). Cognitive-behavioural therapy for refractory psychotic symptoms of schizophrenia resistant to atypical antipsychotic medication: Randomised controlled trial. British Journal of Psychiatry, 186, 324–330.
  • Trower, P., Birchwood, M., Meaden, A., Byrne, S., Nelson, A., Ross, K. (2004). Cognitive therapy for command hallucinations: randomised controlled trial. British Journal of Psychiatry, 184, 312 320.
  • Mosher, L. R., Vallone, R., & Menn, A.Z. (1995). The treatment of acute psychosis without neuroleptics: six-week psychopathology outcome data from the Soteria project. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 41, 157–173.
  • Romme, M., & Escher, S. (1989). Hearing voices. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 15, 209–216.