An auditory hallucination, is defined as follows:
An auditory hallucination, or paracusia, is a form of hallucination that involves perceiving sounds without auditory stimulus. A common form
involves hearing one or more talking voices.
There are many reasons these occur.
Most common in mental illness such as, Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia, but can also occur in sleep deprivation, Ear disease, Brain tumors, or
perhaps for super natural reasons that have yet to be explained.
I have expressed in other threads the difficulties my child lives with daily. My son is 13 an Autistic. he recently received an additional diagnosis
of Schizo-affective Disorder, meaning he experiences the positive symptoms of Schizophrenia, i.e. positive meaning present and a mood disorder such as
From the age of 9 he has had auditory hallucinations, however they are not the typical voices one would experience in Schizophrenia.
Typical voices heard by the schizophrenic manifest in language, often communicating a message for the individual who is ill. The voices reinforce
delusions and thought disturbance as it relates to the persons perception of reality.
However, the voice my child hears is sound minus the language. The sounds can be dogs barking, phones ringing, drums beating, cars, and various animal
noises He also hears one female voice calling his name. The voice is not threatening, and it is only his name he hears her speak.
I find this baffling. I am on a search to find anyone who experiences the same phenomenon. So I invite you to shed some light on this and share your
I appreciate hearing from all, and want you to feel comfortably participating. I value what you have to say.