The phenomena of auditory hallucination as described by Indonesian people living with schizophrenia

Suryani, Suryani, Welch, Anthony, & Cox, Leonie (2013) The phenomena of auditory hallucination as described by Indonesian people living with schizophrenia. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 27(6), pp. 312-318.

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This study was a phenomenological inquiry of the experience of auditory hallucinations as described by 13 Indonesian people diagnosed with schizophrenia. The interviewees included 6 men and 7 women and they were aged between 19 and 56 years. Four themes emerged from this study: feeling more like a robot than a human being; voices of contradiction - a point of confusion; tattered relationships and family disarray; and normalizing the presence of voices as part of everyday life. The findings of this study have the potential to contribute to new understandings of how people live with and manage auditory hallucinations and so enhance client-centered nursing care.

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ID Code: 65370
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: auditory hallucinations, phenomenology, schizophrenia, Indonesia
DOI: 10.1016/j.apnu.2013.08.001
ISSN: 08839417
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 Please consult the authors
Copyright Statement: NOTICE: this is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Archives of Psychiatric Nursing. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, [Volume 27, Issue 6, (December 2013)] DOI: 10.1016/j.apnu.2013.08.001
Deposited On: 12 Dec 2013 22:28
Last Modified: 01 Jul 2017 19:58

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