Details of a survey being run by a group of medical students in Leeds: Hearing voices or experiencing “auditory verbal hallucinations” is an unusual and poorly understood phenomenon. When this symptom presents it may cause alarm or concern in patients,...The International Consortium on Hallucination Research has published a report on its first meeting, held in London in September 2011. The article will appear in Schizophrenia Bulletin later this year. You can access the full report here.Last month some of us attended a two-day meeting at the Institute of Psychiatry at which researchers and clinicians from around the world got together to discuss future directions in hallucinations research. Several review papers on different aspects of the...There is considerable support nowadays for a continuum model of psychosis, whereby symptoms associated with psychosis also occur in psychiatrically healthy populations (e.g. van Os et al., 2009; although see e.g. David, 2010, for a recent sceptical view). A new...Hearing the Voice is being supported in the 2011-2012 academic year by Durham University’s Institute of Advanced Study. You can read details of the IAS Hearing the Voice theme, including our exciting Fellowship visitors, here.