Delusions and hallucinations occur due to psychiatric illness. Delusions are referred to as false beliefs that the affected person thinks the beliefs as real ones. Hallucinations are based on the senses, such as hearing, seeing, smelling, or feeling things that are not really present. It can be seen in cases of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, psychosis, sleep disorder, and brain lesions. It is treated by taking medications and psychological treatment.
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I hear several voices and get paranoid thoughts. Please help.
Query: Hi doctor,I am an 18 year old female. In the past year, I had been hearing several voices telling me to do certain things. Sometimes, I hear things that are not really present. Often, I feel like I am observing my own life as an outsider and this has been happening for two years. I also have trouble... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read and completely understand that you have been facing a disturbed state of mind. The symptoms you have mentioned here are indication of a psychotic phenomenon called as hallucinations. It is a kind of phenomenon in which a person sees unusual things such as pers... Read Full »