Saturday, September 19, 2015

Hearing Voices...

[V]oices were essentially leached out of madness with the rise of psychiatric medicines in the 1960s and ’70s, when the brain and all it contained became far more consequential than the most assiduously recorded patient history.
Over the past decade, however, a counter-movement has gained force. An increasing number of researchers and practitioners have gone from dismissing hallucinated voices as worthless ravings symptomatic of psychosis to listening carefully to what they say.

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