• Auditory verbal hallucinations in persons with and without a need for care 

      Johns, Louise C.; Kompus, Kristiina; Connell, Melissa; Humpston, Clara; Lincoln, Tania M.; Longden, Eleanor; Preti, Antonio; Alderson-Day, Ben; Badcock, Johanna C.; Cella, Matteo; Fernyhough, Charles; McCarthy-Jones, Simon; Peters, Emmanuelle; Raballo, Andrea; Scott, James; Siddi, Sara; Sommer, Iris E.; Larøi, Frank (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014)
      Auditory verbal hallucinations (AVH) are complex experiences that occur in the context of various clinical disorders. AVH also occur in individuals from the general population who have no identifiable psychiatric or ...
    • Beyond trauma: A multiple pathways approach to auditory hallucinations in clinical and nonclinical populations 

      Luhrmann, Tanya Marie; Alderson-Day, Ben; Bell, Vaughan; Bless, Josef J; Corlett, Philip; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Jones, Nev; Larøi, Frank; Mosley, Peter; Padmavati, Ramachandran; Peters, Emmanuelle; Powers, Albert R.; Waters, Flavie (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-02-01)
      That trauma can play a significant role in the onset and maintenance of voice-hearing is one of the most striking and important developments in the recent study of psychosis. Yet the finding that trauma increases the risk ...
    • A cross-national investigation of hallucination-like experiences in 10 countries: The E-CLECTIC Study 

      Siddi, Sara; Ochoa, Susana; Larøi, Frank; Cella, Matteo; Raballo, Andrea; Saldivia, Sandra; Quijada, Yanet; Laloyaux, Julien Freddy; Rocha, Nuno Barbosa; Lincoln, Tania M.; Schlier, Björn; Ntouros, Evangelos; Bozikas, Vasileios P.; Gawęda, Łukasz; Machado, Sergio; Nardi, Antonio E.; Rodante, Demián; Deshpande, Smita N.; Haro, Josep Maria; Preti, Antonio (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-02-01)
      Hallucination-like experiences (HLEs) are typically defined as sensory perceptions in the absence of external stimuli. Multidimensional tools, able to assess different facets of HLEs, are helpful for a better characterization ...
    • Hallucinations in older adults: A practical review 

      Badcock, Johanna C.; Larøi, Frank; Kamp, Karina; Kelsall-Foreman, India; Bucks, Romola S.; Weinborn, Michael; Begemann, Marieke; Taylor, John-Paul; Collerton, Daniel; O'Brien, John T.; El Haj, Mohamad; Ffytche, Dominic; Sommer, Iris Else Clara (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      By 2050, it is estimated that 16% of people will be aged above 65 years, compared with 9% in 2019.1 Population aging is driving increased attention to the physical and mental health needs of older adults. Here, our focus ...
    • Hallucinations under psychedelics and in the schizophrenia spectrum: An interdisciplinary and multiscale comparison 

      Leptourgos, Pantelis; Fortier-Davy, Martin; Carhart-Harris, Robin; Corlett, Philip; Dupuis, David; Halberstadt, Adam L.; Kometer, Michael; Kozakova, Eva; Larøi, Frank; Noorani, Tehseen N.; Preller, Katrin H.; Waters, Flavie; Zaytseva, Yuliya; Jardri, Renaud (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      The recent renaissance of psychedelic science has reignited interest in the similarity of drug-induced experiences to those more commonly observed in psychiatric contexts such as the schizophrenia-spectrum. This report ...
    • Intra-Regional Glu-GABA vs Inter-Regional Glu-Glu Imbalance: A 1H-MRS Study of the Neurochemistry of Auditory Verbal Hallucinations in Schizophrenia. 

      Hjelmervik, Helene; Craven, Alexander R.; Sinkeviciute, Igne; Johnsen, Erik; Kompus, Kristiina; Bless, Josef Johann; Kroken, Rune Andreas; Løberg, Else-Marie; Ersland, Lars; Gruner, Eli Renate; Hugdahl, Kenneth (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-10-18)
      Glutamate (Glu), gamma amino-butyric acid (GABA), and excitatory/inhibitory (E/I) imbalance have inconsistently been implicated in the etiology of schizophrenia. Elevated Glu levels in language regions have been suggested ...
    • Modular-Level Functional Connectome Alterations in Individuals With Hallucinations Across the Psychosis Continuum 

      Schutte, Maya J. L.; Voppel, Alban; Collin, Guusje; Abramovic, Lucija; Boks, Marco P. M.; Cahn, Wiepke; van Haren, Neeltje E. M.; Hugdahl, Kenneth Jan; Koops, Sanne; Mandl, René C. W.; Sommer, Iris E. C. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Functional connectome alterations, including modular network organization, have been related to the experience of hallucinations. It remains to be determined whether individuals with hallucinations across the psychosis ...
    • Paracingulate sulcus morphology and hallucinations in clinical and nonclinical groups 

      Garrison, Jane R; Fernyhough, Charles; McCarthy-Jones, Simon; Simons, Jon S; Sommer, Iris Else Clara (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Hallucinations are a characteristic symptom of psychotic mental health conditions that are also experienced by many individuals without a clinical diagnosis. Hallucinations in schizophrenia have been linked to differences ...
    • Potential applications of digital technology in assessment, treatment, and self-help for hallucinations 

      Thomas, Neil; Bless, Josef J; Alderson-Day, Ben; Bell, Imogen H.; Cella, Matteo; Craig, Tom; Delespaul, Philippe; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Laloyaux, Julien Freddy; Larøi, Frank; Lincoln, Tania M.; Schlier, Björn; Urwyler, Prabitha; van den Berg, David; Jardri, Renaud (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      The field of digital mental health is rapidly expanding with digital tools being used in assessment, intervention, and supporting self-help. The application of digital mental health to hallucinations is, however, at a very ...
    • The questionnaire for psychotic experiences: An examination of the validity and reliability 

      Rossell, Susan L.; Schutte, Maya J.L.; Toh, Wei Lin; Thomas, Neil; Strauss, Clara; Linszen, Mascha M.J.; van Dellen, Edwin; Heringa, Sophie M.; Teunisse, Rob; Slotema, Christina W.; Sommer, Iris Else Clara (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-02-01)
      Psychotic experiences are prevalent across a wide variety of psychiatric, neurological, and medical conditions. Yet current assessments are often designed for one disorder, or are limited in their examination of phenomenological ...
    • A review of multimodal hallucinations: categorization, assessment, theoretical perspectives, and clinical recommendations 

      Montagnese, Marcella; Leptourgos, Pantelis; Fernyhough, Charles; Waters, Flavie; Larøi, Frank; Jardri, Renaud; McCarthy-Jones, Simon; Thomas, Neil; Dudley, Rob; Taylor, John-Paul; Collerton, Daniel; Urwyler, Prabitha (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Hallucinations can occur in different sensory modalities, both simultaneously and serially in time. They have typically been studied in clinical populations as phenomena occurring in a single sensory modality. Hallucinatory ...
    • Sensory and Quasi-Sensory Experiences of the Deceased in Bereavement: An Interdisciplinary and Integrative Review 

      Kamp, Karina; Steffen, Edith Maria; Alderson-Day, Ben; Allen, Paul; Austad, Anne; Hayes, Jacqueline; Larøi, Frank; Ratcliffe, Matthew; Sabucedo, Pablo (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Bereaved people often report having sensory and quasi-sensory experiences of the deceased (SED), and there is an ongoing debate over whether SED are associated with pathology, such as grief complications. Research into ...