Hearing voices group for people with learning disabilities piloted and evaluated
Global mental health service-user movement suggests links to past trauma
The experience of hearing voices that others do not hear is associated with several mental health conditions, including psychoses and post-traumatic stress disorder, which are over-represented in people with learning disabilities.
The international Hearing Voices Movement suggests voice hearing lies along a continuum of normal human experiences and often links to past trauma. ‘Hearing voices groups’ have grown out of this movement and aim to provide a safe space for people to share, explore, make sense and learn to live with their experiences.
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