More than 20pc of children hear voices – Independent.ie

More than 20pc of children hear voices – Independent.ie.

“But the statistics are quite clear – between 22-23pc of 11- to 13-year-olds hear voices, usually as a once-off occurrence,” she said. “That drops to 7pc or 8pc by the time children approach their late teens.” said Rachel Waddingham, from Mind in Camden.

The point here is that hearing voices is not necessarily s sign on madness (psychosis, schizophrenia, etc…) But is actually a NORMAL human response to trauma and loss. In fact, many people who voices say that the voices can drive them mad at times.

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