Auditory Hallucinations

One of my first encounters with patients that had voices in their head was as a young audiologist running subjects in a biofeedback study.  At the time, we were looking at the therapeutical benefits of biofeedback for tinnitus patients. One of our perspective subjects, a 92 year old woman, reported that her tinnitus was hearing…

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Auditory Hallucinations and ‘Voice Hearing’ for Audiologists

My first clinical encounter with auditory hallucinations occurred during an early 1980s tinnitus study while I was Director of Aural Rehabilitation at the University of Northern Colorado.  At the time, we were experimenting with biofeedback in the clinic to facilitate relaxation that, in some patients, seemed to reduced their tinnitus.  One of our patients was an 89-year-old woman who…

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