Most commonly though, people diagnosed with schizophrenia will hear multiple voices that are male, nasty, repetitive, commanding, and interactive, where the person can ask the voice a question and get some kind of answer.”
What do schizophrenic voices sound like?
They can sound more like a murmur, a rustle or a beeping. But when a voice is a recognizable voice, more than often, its not very nice. “Its not like wearing an iPod”, says the Stanford anthropologist Tanya Luhrman. “Its like being surrounded by a gang of bullies.”
Do schizophrenics hear their own voice?
It turns out that people with schizophrenia are actually hearing their own voices in their heads. This is due to a phenomenon called subvocal speech, which most of us experience in a slightly different way.
Can schizophrenics talk to their voices?
Patients who suffer from schizophrenia often have auditory hallucinations. They hear voices that are not there. Many times these hallucinations say things like “You are a terrible person, you are lazy, you are a waste of time” and other derogatory or critical remarks.