Head to Head: Is hearing voices a sign of mental illness?
TONY DAVID says yes, IVAN LEUDAR disagrees.
IVAN LEUDAR: Let me start by proposing the terms of the debate. I do not accept that auditory and verbal hallucinations must be studied only as hallucinations. The term ‘hallucination’ implies an intrinsic confusion – something subjective is wrongly experienced as ‘real’ – but in fact most voice hearers are not confused in this way.... TONY DAVID
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